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Richard James Mecredy

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1904.

Richard James Mecredy (1861-1924) or 'Arjay' was a pioneer of cycling in Ireland at the end of the nineteenth and the beginning of the twentieth centuries.

A competitive cyclist and tricyclist in his early days who won many races at home and in Britain.

In 1890 he won all four English cycling championships.

He became a successful publisher of the Irish Cyclist Magazine as well as a number of cycletouring guides. Also editor of Motor News.

1904 'MECREDY, R. J., B.A., 2, Dame Court, Dublin. Car: Siddeley Is the editor of Motor News, and an enthusiastic touring motorist. Is Hon. Sec. of the Irish Automobile Club. Hobby: Fishing.'[1]

1924 Obituary [2]. Died aged 63 years and leaves wife and five children.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1904 Motoring Annual and Motorists Year Book
  2. The Times, Monday, Apr 28, 1924