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Edward Albert Gilburt

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Edward Albert Gilburt (c1882-1925) of the Gilburt Motor Car Co

Born the son of Edward Bennet Gilburt, a Bank Clerk.

1907 Patent. Edward Albert Gilburt, for “Improvements in automatic collar machine guards.”[1]

1909 Married in Kilburn to Ethel Charlotte Hunt

1911 Loving at 8 Brondesbury Park Mansions, Salusbury Road, London NW: Edward Albert Gilburt (age 29 born Stoke Newington),Managing Director Of Cab Co - Employer. With his wife Ethel Charlotte Gilburt (age 23 born Paddington).[2]

1925 Died. 'At a Westminster inquest yesterday Edward Albert Gilburt (43), taxi-cab proprietor, the Coroner said the man had systematically drunk himself to death'[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. Preston Herald - Saturday 12 October 1907
  2. 1911 Census
  3. Leeds Mercury - Wednesday 24 June 1925