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Daniel Harrison Simpson

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of Simpson and Bibby

1874 Born in Swinton[1], son of William and Rachael M. Simpson[2]

1901 A motor car manufacturer, employer, lived with his mother and siblings in Hazlegrove cum Bramhall, Cheshire[3]

1902 Patented boiler design

1906 When Alley and MacLellan acquired the rights to the development work carried out by Simpson and Bibby on steam wagons, Daniel Simpson was retained as a consultant for ten years.

1911 Daniel Harrison Simpson 37, head experimental engineer working for a driving chain manufacturer, lived in Stretford, with Alice Anne Simpson 41[4]

1916 of Bury, died in a motorcycle accident in Bristol[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1881 census
  3. 1901 census
  4. 1911 census
  5. National Probate calendar