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Harry Hewitt Griffin

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1885. Harry Hewitt Griffin.

Harry Hewitt Griffin (c1855-1918)

c1855 Born the son of William Herritt Griffin, a Major (Army?)

1883 Married in Fulham to Helene Julia Litolff

1885 Editor of Bicycling News

1896 National Cyclists Union

1896. Director of the New Beeston Cycle Co. [1]

1897 May. Leaves position of editor of 'The Wheelman and Motor Car Weekley'[2]

1911 Living at 73 Norroy Road, Putney: Harry Hewitt Griffin (age 56 born Amherst Island, Ontario, Canada), Journalist and Statistician - Chief Officer for Census, City of London. With his daughter Edith Kathleen Griffin (age 23 born Lambeth). One visitor.[3]

1918 December 14th. Died.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Tuesday, Sep 29, 1896
  2. The Autocar 1897/05/22
  3. 1911 Census