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Joseph Percy Dean

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Joseph Percy Dean (1881-1915) of Dean and Burden Brothers and later of Scout Motors

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.

1905 Drove Scout vehicle in TT Trophy

1906 Drove Scout vehicle in TT Trophy

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.[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1911 Census