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George Herbert Thrupp

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February 1912.
October 1912.

George Herbert Thrupp (1859-1926) of Thrupp and Maberly, coach builder

1859 Born in Kensington the son of George Athelstane Thrupp and his wife Elizabeth

By 1881 had joined the family firm

1881 Living at 111 Maida Vale, London: George A. V. Thrupp (age 51 born Marylebone), Coachbuilder employing 55 men and 5 boys. With his wife Elizabeth Thrupp (age 50 born Paddington) and their son George H. Thrupp (age 21 born Paddington), Coachbuilder. Three servants.[1]

1883 Married(1) at Twickenham to Isabel Augusta Clark

1904 THRUPP, George H., 425, Oxford Street, London, W. Car: 10-h.p. Renault. Total distance travelled since becoming a motorist: Over 16,000 miles. Hobbies: Travel, golf. Principal aim in furthering automobilism: To establish a new industry and keep oneself out of the workhouse, also to prolong one's life by the pastime. Is a well-known carriage-builder, and was sole European judge of carriages at the Chicago Exhibition, 1903. Club: A.C.G.B. & I. [2]

Married(2) to Edith Dalton

1911 Boarding at Granville Hotel, Victoria Parade, Ramsgate: George Herbert Thrupp (age 51 born Paddington), Motor Body Builder - Employer.[3]

1926 February 27th. Died in Cannes, France

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Sources of Information

  1. 1881 Census
  2. Motoring Annual and Motorist’s Year Book 1904
  3. 1911 Census