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Charles Edward Chambers

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Charles Edward Chambers (1873–1931) of Chambers and Co and later Chambers Motors

1873 June 21st. Born in Tullynaskeagh, Downpatrick, Co. Down, the son of John Chambers, a farmer, and his wife and Ellen Martin. His brothers were Robert Martin Chambers (1865–1949) and John Henry Chambers (1867–1937)

Educated at Ballee school and the RBAI.

Apprenticed with Harland and Wolff.

1897 Formed Chambers and Co with his brother Robert Martin Chambers

1903 Married Elsie Holland - one son and one daughter.

Later established Chambers and McWatters

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