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Vivian Percy Olsson

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Vivian Percy Olsson (1883- )

1883 Born in Croydon the son of Victor Martin Olsson, Timber merchant.

1906 'the marriage took place of Miss Marjorie Edridge, eldest daughter of Mr. Sydney Edridge, to Mr. Vivian Olsson, son of Victor Olsson, of Hill Crest, Brownlow-road, Croydon. The honeymoon is being spent in Switzerland.'[1]

1909 'Mr. Vivian Olsson, a member of the Motor Cycling Club'[2]

1911 Boarding at Danesfield, Meads Street, Eastbourne: Vivian Percy Olsson (age 27 born Croydon), Timber Agent. With his wife Marjorie Olsson (age 28 born Norwood) and their son Colin Olsson (age 3 born Oxted).[3]

1914 'Mr. Vivian Olsson, an expert motor cyclist....in a collision with a motor lorry at Staines. As a result of the collision, it was stated one of Mr. Olsson's legs was shortened.' 'Mr. Vivian Olsson, of Farm Cottage. East Hill, Oxted, a partner in a City firm of timber merchants.'[4][5]

1939 Living at Millbrok, Kingsway, Hove, Sussex, Vivian Olsson (born 1883), Timber Salesman. With Rosa and Daisy.[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. Croydon Guardian and Surrey County Gazette - Saturday 01 December 1906
  2. Newcastle Daily Chronicle - Thursday 12 August 1909
  3. 1911 Census
  4. Pall Mall Gazette - Friday 01 May 1914
  5. Oxfordshire Weekly News - Wednesday 06 May 1914
  6. 1939 Census