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James Norman Ogston

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James Norman Ogston (1881-1972) of the Ogston Motor Co

1881 February 15th. Born in Banchory Devenick, Aberdeenshire, the son of Alexander Milne Ogston and his wife Kathleen Ann Mitchell

1881 Alex M Ogston 45, Soap & Candle Manufacturer, lived in Banchory with Katherine Ogston 35, Katherine E Ogston 8, Elliot M Ogston 6, Alex G Ogston 5, Charles Ogston 3, James M Ogston 1 Month[1]

Educated at Rugby School

1905 Joined Daimler

1907 Member of ICE as Hamish Norman Ogston and working at Daimler.[2]

1916 Married in London to Ethel Margaret Ewart

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Sources of Information

  1. 1881 census
  2. ICE records