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Charles Thackray

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Charles Thackray (c1887-1958)

of Central Garage and Repair Works, Ilkley

1911 Living at 18 Tivoli Place, Ilkley: Lambert Thackray (age 52 born Addingham), Joiner and Builder - Worker. With his wife Sarah Thackray (age 52 born Draughton Skelton) and their two children Charles Thackray (age 24 born Ilkley), Motor Engineer, and Theodosia Thackray (age 21 born Ilkley). One boarder.[1]

1911 Rode a Contrast-JAP motorcycle - probably his design and build

1926 Advertisement. Charles Thackray, Central Garage and Repair Works, Skipton and Bolton Bridge Road, Wharf Road, Ilkley. Speciality repairs and overhauls.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1911 Census
  2. Leeds Mercury - Saturday 19 June 1926