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Alfred Cornell (c1853-1941)
1897 April. Collision at Margate between his car and a cabman.
1911 Living at 3 High Street, Tonbridge, Kent: Alfred Cornell (age 58 born Maidstone, Kent), Watchmaker and Jeweller Retail - Employer. With his wife Susan Hannah Cornell (age 55 born Maidstone, Kent). Married 34 years with three children of whom two are living.
1941 Obituary 
The funeral took place at Gravesend on Saturday of a former well-known Tonbridge tradesman, pioneer motorist and inventor, in the person of Mr. Alfred Cornell, who until 12 years ago carried on business as a jeweller and watchmaker at 3, High-street.
Mr. Cornell was 89 years of age. and he leaves a son and daughter, his wife having predeceased him two years ago.
Mr Cornell’s activities as a pioneer motorist were well known, and was once lined for driving a car without being preceded by a man with a red flag. He was one time member of the Medway Lodge of Freemasons. No. 1678. and of the Constitutional Club.