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Christopher Herbert Oliverson

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Christopher Herbert Oliverson (1875-1929) of the Victoria Motor Car Works

1875 Born the son of Christopher Oliverson and his wife Jane

1899 Patent. C. H. Oliverson and F. W. Killingbeck. Speed Varying Apparatus.[1]

1900 Married(1) in Ormskirk to Eva Stephenson Travis (d.1909)

c1909 Married(2)

1911 Living at The Hutte, Kendal: Christopher Herbert Oliverson (age 35 born Salwick Hall, Lancs.), Engineer - Motor Car and General - Employer. With his wife Lily Oliverson (age 18 born Stockton) and his two children Herbert Grahame Oliverson (age 8 born Kendal) and Joyce Oliverson (age 8 months born Redcar). Two servants.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Google Patents
  2. 1911 Census