James William Chappell

James William Chappell was reputedly the first person in Durham County to own a bicycle with pneumatic tyres. He is seen here with the machine he rode to London back in 1890.

James William Chappell

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Mickey Miller
Thats correct,this photo was taken on his return from London...Alas he was only 16 when he set off..
14 March at 23:20

Jannine Chappell
this is my great great granda x

13 November at 17:42

David Wilson
You look like him same tash x

13 November at 19:30

Jannine Chappell
hahaha david you proper funny you lol xx

13 November at 19:31

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