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William Henry Astell, AKA W. D. Astell
1865 Born in Leamington
1887 Married Annie Vellender in Bromley
1891 W H Astell, electrician, visiting Newport, Mons
c.1903 representative of the New Orleans Motor Co
1905 Took part in the TT Race
1910 Arrived in New York
1903 Bio Note 
ASTELL, W. H.- Has been connected with automobilism at an early date, having owned and driven a motor boat fitted with a petrol motor in 1894, and a 4 h.p. Panhard car in 1896. Mr. Astell joined the Club on January 21st, 1901, drove a New Orleans car successfully through the 1000 miles Trial in 1900, and the Glasgow Trials of 1901. He was one of the Judges of the Reliability Trial of 1902.