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Frank Wilberforce Applebee

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Frank Wilberforce Applebee (c1862-1941)

1887 Birth of son Frank Albert Applebee

1904 APPLEBEE, F. W., Church Hill, Walthamstow, London, E. Car: 2.75-h.p. Rex motor-cycle. Total distance travelled since becoming a motorist: About 15,000 miles (since November, 1902). Hobbies: Cycle-wheel polo, photography. Holds many cycle records, and won over one hundred prizes. Ran through the 1,000 miles' (1903) motor-cycle trials on his Rex, and secured the fastest time for the Westerham Hill climb. Club: Walthamstow Town Cycle and Motoring. [1]

1911 Living at 9 Church Hill, Walthamstow: Frank Applebee (age 49 born London), Window Blind maker - Employer. With his wife Alice Applebee (age 47 born Hackney) and their three children; Frank Applebee (age 23 born Walthamstow), Motor Car and Cycle Dealer - Employer; Jessie Applebee (age 18 born Walthamstow), Shorthand Typist; and Ethel Applebee (age 11 born Walthamstow).[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Motoring Annual and Motorist’s Year Book 1904
  2. 1911 Census