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Warwick Joseph Wright

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Warwick Joseph Wright (c1877- ) founder of Warwick Wright

1881 Living at 45 Islington Row, Edgbaston: Joseph Wright (age 54 born Dudley), Mechanical Engineer. With his wife Grace E. Wright (age 37 born Sedgley) and their four children; Maude S. Wright (age 16 born Dudley); Howard T. Wright (age 14 born Dudley); Walter S. Wright (age 9 born Sedgley); and Warwick J. Wright (age 5 born Sedgley). One visitor. Two servants.[1]

1901 Living at 125 Louisville Road, Streatham: Grace S. Wright (age 56 born Sedgley, Staff.), Widow. With her two sons Howard T. Wright (age 33 born Dudley), Mechanical Engineer, and Warwick J. Wright (age 24 born Birmingham), mechanical Engineer. One servant.[2]

1907. "Messrs. George Du Cros, Warwick Wright, William Du Cros, D'Arcy Baker, and Macaulay Mort have followed the example of Sir A. J. Macdonald and Mr. Walter Gibbons and resigned from the Royal Automobile Club, in Order to entirely sever their connection with the Motor Union, of whose imitation of the Automobile Association's road work they disapprove." [3]

1910 Biographical information and image at Automotor Journal 19100312

1911 Living at 85c New Cavendish Street W: Warwick Joseph Wright (age 34 born Wick, Warwick), Engineer, Director of Motor car Co - Employer. One servant.[4]

1912 Mention of Warwick Joseph Wright of Sheffield, a well-known motor authority, sued Thomas Wright and the company Almagam[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1881 Census
  2. 1901 Census
  3. The Autocar Magazine of 14th September 1907
  4. 1911 Census
  5. Sheffield Evening Telegraph - Tuesday 03 December 1912