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Algernon Henry Barkworth

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Algernon Henry Barkworth (c1865-1945) wealthy farmer and landowner and early motorist

of Tranby, Hessle, near Hull

1900 Legal case against the Automobile Association. In 1898 purchased an Orient Express car but when this failed he agreed to accept a Barre tricycle but this was not satisfactory. Supported by Henry Hayter, engineer of Hull.

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