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Alan Chaffer Farnell

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Possibly the founder of A. C. Farnell

1904 Born at Birkenshaw, Yorkshire, the son of William Sugden Farnell, a Timber Merchant, and his wife Agnes Eveline

1920s A number of mentions A. C. Farnell in Yorkshire tennis tournaments

1933 Marriage

1934 Birth of twin boys to Alan C. Farnell and his wife Pamela of 40 Morris Lane, Leeds.[1]

1939 A. C. Farnell founded

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Sources of Information

  1. The Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Wednesday 28 November 1934