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Owen Clegg

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Owen Clegg (1877-1940) of Darracq

1877 Born the son of Wesley Clegg, a Wool Merchant.

1904 Joined Wolseley

1906 Married at Ilkley to Mary Pearce

1910 Joined Rover

1911 Living at Strawberry Bank, Meriden, Coventry: Owen Clegg (age 34 born Bradford), Works Manager, Motor Car Manufacturer. With his wife Mary Clegg (age 31 born Lincoln). One visitor. Two servants.[1]

Went to Paris and joined Darracq

1914 The new Darracq as designed by Owen Clegg, the eminent automobile engineer.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1911 Census
  2. The Scotsman - Wednesday 12 August 1914