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Ernest A. Shirley-Price

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1904 SHIRLEY-PRICE, Ernest A., Albert Square, Manchester. Cars: 3.5-h.p. and 7-h.p. New Orleans. Total distance travelled since becoming a motorist: 12,000 miles. Hobbies: Tennis, photography. Principal aim in furthering automobilism: The conversion of prejudiced opponents by affording social, short, trial trips, and, as a consequence, invariably adding to the motoring community at some near subsequent date. Considers that by taking this procedure opponents must eventually die out. Does not favour speed trials — considers reliability trials of far greater value both to purchasers and makers. Club: Conservative (Manchester). [1]

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  1. Motoring Annual and Motorist’s Year Book 1904