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Edmund Dangerfield

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Edmund 'Bob' Dangerfield (1864-1938), Editor of The Motor, Motor Cycling, Light Car and Cyclecar and others.

1864 Born at Covent Garden, London the son of Frederick Dangerfield, owner of the Dangerfield printing Co, and his wife Emiline Bruce Walker

1891 Launched 'Cycling'

1894 Set up Temple Press

1896 Married Alice Ada Upham and they had one son and one daughter

1897 Birth of son Roland Edmund Dangerfield

1911 Boarder in Eastbourne, (age 46 born London), Newspaper proprietor. With his wife Alice and daughter Dorothy Alice. His son Roland Edmund Dangerfield (age 13 born London) is boarding at St. Cyprian's Prep School in the same town.[1]

1912 Established the first Motor Museum in Oxford Street. On the outbreak of war it moved to the Crystal Palace and then was dispersed.

1933 Retired from his business due to ill-health and his son took over as MD.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1911 Census
  • Oxford DNB