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Joseph Tucker Burton-Alexander

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Joseph Tucker Burton-Alexander of The Bury, Pavenham, near Bedford, wrote on railways

1879 July 17th. Born in Braemar the son of William

1900 Published 'Railway Runs In Three Continents' by Burton-Alexander, J. T.

1898 Entered Trinity College, Cambridge.'Adm. pens. at TRINITY, June 25, 1898. S. of William, of The Bury, Pavenham, Bedford. B. July 17, 1879, at Braemar, Aberdeens. School, Edinburgh Academy (Mr Mackenzie). Matric. Michs. 1898.'[1]

c1910 '"JT Alexander Burton was a prominent customer from the power-boat scene, an exceedingly rich - and heavyweight - Englishman living in Cannes."'[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Cambridge University Alumni
  2. Mercedes and Auto Racing in the Belle Epoque, 1895-1915 By Robert Dick