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Augustine Campbell Davison

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Augustine Campbell Davison (c1876-1946) of A. C. Davison and the Davison Car Engineering Co

c1876 Born in Kirton, Lancs.

1889 Patent for Bicycle lamp the 'Holophote'

1891 Patent for Velocipede lamp.

1893 Augustine C. Davison. Patent for Velocipede pedals.[1]

1894 Augustine C. Davison and Harry Lucas. Patent for a crank for velocipedes.[2]

1911 Living at 366 Camden Road, Holloway, London: Isabella Davison (age 70 born Glasgow), a Widow. With her son Augustine Campbell Davison (age 35 born Kirton, Lincs), an Engineer (manufacturing) and Employer and Single. Also one servant. [3]

1946 December 28th. Died

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Sources of Information

  1. Birmingham Daily Post - Friday 10 November 1893
  2. Birmingham Daily Post - Friday 06 September 1895
  3. 1911 Census