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Drysdale Kilburn

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Drysdale Kilburn (c1874- ) of Shaw and Kilburn

1911 Living at Ninefields, Bishop Auckland: Nicholas Kilburn (age 68 born Bishop's Auckland), Iron merchant - Employer. With his wife Alice Kilburn (age 51 born Aberdeen) and their two sons Paul Kilburn (age 20 born Bishop's Auckland), Undergraduate Cambridge University, and Drysdale Kilburn (age 17 born Bishop's Auckland), Student. Two servants.[1]

1918 Married at hendon to Joyce C. Williams Or Collier

1919-20 Southampton - New York - Southampton. Motor Engineer.

1920 May. Took part in the 1920 Brooklands May Race Meeting

1924 'This beautiful sporting body on the new 30-98-h.p. Overhead Vauxhall chassis has just been built to the order of Mr. Drysdale Kilburn'[2]

1925 of Derby House, between Hendon and Mill Hill.[3]

1933 Sydney - London

1935-36 Sailed London - Yokohama - London

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Sources of Information

  1. 1911 Census
  2. The Sketch - Wednesday 18 June 1924
  3. Sheffield Daily Telegraph - Saturday 19 December 1925