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William Marton Appleton

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William Marton Appleton (1854-1951)

1854 Born in Hackney[1], son of Henry Appleton, a surgeon, and his wife Sarah H Appleton[2]

1895 of Tyn-y-Coed Hill Road, Weston-super-Mare[3]

1895 of Boulevard cycle depot, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset[4]

c.1898 involved with Bristol Motor Co

1900 of Hill Road, Weston-super-Mare.

1901 A mechanical engineer, living in Weston-super-Mare with his wife Julia[5]

1911 April. Details of the Appleton two-stroke engine.[6]

1951 Died in Holsworthy, Devon[7]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1861 census
  3. 1895 Kelly's Directory
  4. 1895 Kelly's Directory
  5. 1901 census
  6. The Autocar 1911/04/22
  7. BMD