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Edward Boughton

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Edward Bishop Boughton, founder of Automotive Products Co

1881 Born in Aylesbury, son of William Boughton, a grocer, and his wife Grace[1][2]

1911 Motor Engineer, working in the motor industry, living in Coventry with Lizzie Boughton 26, Edith Annie Bateman 19, domestic help, Peggie Grace Boughton 6 months[3]

1920 Foundation of Automotive Products

1921, 1924 An engineer, when he travelled to the USA[4]

1939 Edward B Boughton 58, mechanical engineer, company director, lived in Esher with Doris Boughton 45 and Terence B A Boughton 19, student[5]

1972 Died in Cobham, Surrey[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1891 census
  3. 1911 census
  4. Arrivalss/Departure records
  5. 1939 register
  6. BMD