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Mary Eliza Kennard

Mary Eliza Kennard nee Haigh (c1844- )

1870 April 19th. Married at Brighton to Edward Kennard

1901 Living at The Barn, Kettering Road, Little Bowden, Market Harborough: Edward Kennard (age 58 born Theobald, Cheshurst), Iron Founder - Employer. With his wife Mary E. Kennard (age 57 born Kent). One Visitor and five servants.[1]

1904 KENNARD, Mrs. Edward, "The Barn", Market Harboro'. Cars: Progress, 9-h.p. Napier. Total distance travelled since becoming a motorist: Many thousands of miles. Is the pioneer of motor-cycling for women. Rides and recommends the Ivel motor-tricycle for ladies. Is a well-known sporting novelist, and author of "The Motor Maniac " — an exciting book dealing with motoring.

Source: Graces Guide