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Dudley Grierson

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Dudley Grierson (1880-1924)

1880 Born in Kensington the son of James Grierson, manager on the GWR

1900 Ascended half-way up Ben Nevis with Hubert Egerton in a De Dion car.

1901 October. Ascended Ben Nevis on a Werner motorcycle.[1]

1901 'Another exploit took piece on Ben Nevis on Saturday, when Dudley Grierson, London, ascended that mountain a motor bicycle. He made the attempt from Fort-William on Friday afternoon, but owing to the tyres of the machine becoming punctured he only reached half-way House, at 2,000 feet. Leaving his machine there overnight, he returned Fort- William and walked to the hut on Saturday, and proceeded from there astride the bicycle...'[2]

1911 Living at Northbrook Farm House, Hillbourne, Broadstone, Dorset: Dudley Grierson (age 30 born Kensington), Private means. with his wife Mable Grierson (age 29 born Kensington). One visitor. One servant.[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Autocar 1911/06/03
  2. John o' Groat Journal - Friday 01 November 1901
  3. 1911 Census