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Viola Talbot

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Nellie Viola Castalia Florence Talbot

1885 Baptised at Alton, Staffs, daughter of Charles Henry John Talbot and his wife Ellen Mary[1]

1904 TALBOT, Lady Viola, Alton Towers, Stoke-on-Trent. Car: 12-h.p. Panhard. Is a daughter of the Earl of Shrewsbury. Is an enthusiastic motorist, and a most skilful driver, and has piloted her car all over Great Britain and also through France and Spain. Likes racing and has sped at 36 miles an hour. Is a charming raconteur of her car experiences, and has contributed some interesting descriptions of her foreign motor tours to MOTORING ILLUSTRATED. [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. Motoring Annual and Motorist’s Year Book 1904