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1891 May 18th. Born in East Molseley the son of Thomas Edward Fenn, a Stockbroker, and his wife Amelia Jane
1906 Joined Crown Engineering Works which ceased to trade in 1908
1910 Joined Rex Engineering Co
1910 Arthur George Fenn, the well-known racing motorcyclist Brooklands, had his license suspended for six months at Godalming, in addition to being fined for three offences against the Motor Car Act.
1911 Joined Humber
of the D. E. W. Engineering Co
1913 Joined BSA
1914 Arthur George Fenn, of the Dew Engineering Works, Eynsford, was fined £5 and costs at the Croydon County Bench Saturday for driving a motor-car at excessive speed. Defendant, who was said to have been driving at the rate of thirty miles an hour, was convicted twelve times during the four years ending 1911 for various offences under the Motor-Car Acts, but not all since that year.
1915 Joined Guthrie and Co with short time in Army but discharged as unfit
1918 Joined Lington Engineering Co
1919 Joined Martinsyde
1920 Joined Raleigh Cycle Co
1921 Joined Martinsyde (again)
1926 Married(2) in Wandsworth to Helen Adelaide Cole
1926 Joined the Anglo-American Oil Co
1929 Application to join IMechE where he states (incorrectly) that he was born 1888 May 18th.
1939 Gained Aviators Certificate 18678. Of Downend, Bristol.