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Archibald James Walton Millership

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April 1940.

Archibald James Walton Millership (1878-1958)

1891 Living at Apenlee, Yardley, Worcestershire (age 12 born Ashby-de-le-Zouch). With his parents James J. (age 36 born Oldbury), a Mining Engineer and his wife Sarah W. (age 41 born West Bromwich). Also his two siblings and two servants. [1]

1900 Joined Lanchester Engine Co as tester and demonstrator when he was already the owner of several cars including a Bollee tricycle, an 8 hp Mors, a Petit-du-Mors and a Locomobile

1904 'MILLERSHIP, Archibald J. W., "Hayhurst," Sandford Road, Mosley. Cars: 3-h.p. Ariel quad, 3.5-h.p. bicycle, 3-h.p. tricycle. Commenced motoring in 1895 is a member of the Lanchester Engine Co. Clubs: Midland Automobile, Birmingham Cycle.'[2]

1939 Trading as Archie Millership Ltd and selling a Chevrolet from premises at 415 Stratford Road, Birmingham [3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1891 Census
  2. 1904 Motoring Annual and Motorists Year Book
  3. The Times, Saturday, Jun 10, 1939