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1881 Born the son of Joseph Dean, a Farmer, and his wife Louisa Chisman
1902 Provided most of the capital of £3,800 for a new venture with William and Albert Burden, previously clockmakers of Salisbury, to make motor engines.
1911 Living at 48 Wilton Road, Salisbury: Louisa Dean (age 64 born Stockton, Wiltshire), Widow. With her son Joseph Percy Dean (age 29 born Chitterne, Wiltshire) Managing Director - Motor Manufacturer - Employer. Two servants.