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Frederick Guy Lewin

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Frederick Guy Lewin (c1870-1915) of Guy Lewin (Ltd)

1900 Details of an unsuccessful attempt to drive from land's end to John O'Groats with Hugh Egerton.[1]

1901 April. Of the Kingston Motor Co.[2]

1904 LEWIN, F. Guy, York House, Hampton Wick. Car: 12-h.p. Peugeot. Total distance travelled since becoming a motorist: 40,000 miles. Is manager to Friswell, Ltd., 1, Albany Street, London, N. W., and drives to and from business - 14.5 miles each way — daily. Is an old cyclist record holder, and winner of 150 prizes in this sport; also winner of several motor-tricycle events in the earlier days of the motoring industry. Drove from Land's End to within 50 miles of John O'Groats in 78 hours, Has motored all over England, and in France, Germany, Sweden, and Finland. Club: A.C.G.B. & I. [3]

1911 Living at Hyde Cottage, Hendon: Frederick Guy Lewin (age 41 born Holloway), Director and Engineer, Motor Car - Employer. With his wife Eleanor Agnes Lewin (age 38 born Malden) and their two children Frederick Guy Lewin Jnr (age 16 born Chiswick) and Stanley Guy Lewin (age 11 born Chiswick). Also visitors Charles Harley Burt (age 39 born Dalston), Engineer Electrical - Employer, and Frances Annie Burt (age 40 born Houghton, Hants.). Two servants.[4]

1915 Died on the sinking of the RMS Lusitania

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Sources of Information

  1. The Autocar 1911/12/02
  2. The Autocar 1901/04/06
  3. Motoring Annual and Motorist’s Year Book 1904
  4. 1911 Census