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Daisy Bertha Addis Price

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Daisy Bertha Addis Price (c1891-1950)

c.1891 Born in Kensington the daughter of Henry Addis Price and his wife Caroline

1911 Living at Exalls, Carlton Road, Horsell, Woking: Henry Addis Price (age 59 born King's Caple, Hereford.), Gas Stove Maker, Iron Founder - Employer. With his wife Caroline Addis Price (age 57 born Agra, India - British subject) and their daughter Daisy Bertha Addis Price (age 20 born Kensington). Two servants.[1]

1913 June. Motor Accident resulting in the death of motor-cyclist Frank Bentley Eustace. 'Daisy Bertha Addis Price said she lived at Exalls Horsell, Woking. She was automobile expert, and had driven a car for two years. On Monday she was driving a 45 b.p. Mercedes car from London to Oxford and then to Weybridge. She was accompanied by her mother,who was sitting behind, and the chauffeur, who was sitting by witness’s side....'[2]

1914 Lady demonstrator for Morris-Oxford cars handled by Stewart and Ardern

1914 Ran a driving school

1920s Raced a Douglas car at Brooklands

1923 Inherits from her uncle Charles Dundas Price, managing director of Baines and Whitmore, Wholseale grocers and provision merchants.[3]

1949 Died. 'The death took place on Monday at her residence, Pux Holt, Crossbush Road, Felpham, of Miss Daisy Bertha Addis-Price, at the age of 58. Miss Addis-Price came to live at Felpham in 1928 and was a very generous supporter of all village activities. Her father, mother and elder brother all pre-deceased her. Cremation took place at Woking yesterday, the funeral service being held at St. Mary's, Felpham. It should be recorded that at one time Miss Addis-Price was a racing motorist at Brooklands' [4][5]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1911 Census
  2. Faringdon Advertiser and Vale of the White Horse Gazette - Saturday 07 June 1913
  3. Nottingham Evening Post - Wednesday 13 June 1923
  4. Bognor Regis Observer - Saturday 16 July 1949
  5. Bognor Regis Observer - Saturday 16 July 1949