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Rudge motorbike

1930s

Rudge 250cc motorbike that my father, Walter Ross, had. The child is Eric Wilson, Bulwark, as neighbour in Crockness.
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Picture added on 02 February 2012 at 12:51
Comments:
I mind an uncle of mine with an old Rudge not unlike this one, but probably a bit older as it had a hand gear change. The registration number was BS 1489
Added by T Tullock on 02 February 2012
Is the date a guess Jane ? I am plder than the late Eric and I was born in 1940, I have vague memory of your dad having a Rudge as I said in your last motor bike pic, so think it could be more like 1945 or later even.... any more oldies?
Added by Jimmy Hamilton on 02 February 2012
Yes date is a guess and if I'd thought about my father's age, I'd have realised it must be later as I don't think he would have had a motorbike in his teens. Probably mid/late 1940s then.
Added by Jane Harris on 03 February 2012
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