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1934 Who's Who in the Motor Trade: Name B

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Note: This is a sub-section of 1934 Who's Who in the Motor Trade

BAILEY, Brian Godfrey, eng., Sir W. H. Bailey & Co., Ltd., Salford. B. 12 December 1904, Pendleton, Manchester. Ed.: Brighton College. Car.: with Sunbeam Car Co.'s depot, Weaste, Manchester; eng. at Sir W. H. Bailey's. Int.: motor racing, golf, cricket, fly fishing. Pr. A.: Chasley, Bowden, Cheshire. Tel.: Altrincham 59.

BALE, Frank Herbert, Dir. and Gen. Man. Premier Motor Policies, Ltd. B. London. Ed.: City of London School. Car.: member of Institute of Automobile Engineers; vice-Chairman and hon. treasurer Junior Car Club; hon. sec. and treasurer of the Order of the Road. Md. Pr. A.: 62 Southway, N.W. Tel: Temple Bar 4546.

BALE, Frederick John, F.I.S.A., Sal. Man. Raybestos-Belaco, Ltd. B. London. Car.: Secretary, Shelyoke & Drewry, Ltd., Letchworth, Herts, for 1 o years.

BALL, Brian Beckford, Sales Man. Gaffikin Wilkinson & Co. Ltd. B. 4 February 1894, St. Neots, Hunts. Ed.: Prep. School, Broadstairs; Kings School, Rochester. Car.: Rubber planting, F.M.S.; served in War, R.N. and R.N.A.S.; engineer with Motor Trader Finance Co. Md. no family. Int: shooting, fishing, gardening. Pr. A.: The Cottage, Thorpe nr. Chertsey, Surrey.

BALLAM, Allred Leslie, A.C.I.S., Sec. Parsons Oil Engine Co. Ltd., Southampton; Dir. Parsons & Swayne Ltd., Southampton. B. 31 July 1881, Ashton-under-Lyne. Ed.: Albion Science School, Ashton-under-Lyne; Manchester School of Commerce. Car.: admitted to Chartered Institute of Secretaries 1908; with Ashton-underLyne Corporation, The Auto-Ca r Construction Co., The Haste Pump Co. and Mirrlees, Bickerton and Day, Ltd.; appointed sec. of Parsons Oil Engine Co. 1915. Md.: 2 children. Int.: bowls, charitable work. Pr. A.: 22 Brighton Road, Southampton. Tel.: Southampton 4662.

BANKS, Charles Spalding, Man. Dir. Charles Banks & Co. Ltd., 12 Atholl Crescent Lane, Edinburgh. B. 1887, Edinburgh. Ed.: Edinburgh Academy; apprenticed to D. Napier & Sons Car.: U.S.A. 1911/1915; War 1915/ 192I; with R.A.S.C., M.T. mentioned in dispatches; from 1921/1926 Glasgow Depot Man. to Scottish Motor Traction Co.; 1926 commenced own business. Int.: golf, Badminton. Pr. A.: 15 Atholl Crescent, Edinburgh Tel.: Edinburgh 25964.

BARCLAY, John Donald, Man. Dir. Jack Barclay Ltd., George Street, Hanover Square, W. B. 7 February 1900, London. Ed.: St. Lawrence College, Ramsgate. Car.: 1922 /1927, Man. Dir. Barclay and Wyse, motor agents; 1927, Man. Dir. Jack Barclay, Ltd. Md. Int.: motor racing. Pr. A.: Chandos House, Chester Street, Belgrave Square, S.W. Tel.: Mayfair 4152.

BARKER, Laurence Checkley, M.I.M.E., Man. Dir. C. Allen & Son, Ltd., Taunton. B. I May 1874, Lud Lodge, Ashford, Middlesex. Ed.: Hampton Grammar School; Durham College of Science, Durham. Car.: with Clarke Chapman & Co., Gateshead, and Davey Paxman & Co., Colchester. Md.: 2 sons. Int.: Municipal matters. Pr. A.: 1 The Avenue, Taunton. M.I.M.T., Pro. business that name, Lowesmoor, Worcester. B.: 1879, Handsworth, Birmingham. Ed.: Bridge Trust School; apprenticed to engineering toolmaking for 5 years. Car.: 3 years in charge of Birmingham machine shop; 2 years with George Heath, Ltd.; started in business at Worcester 1906. Md.: 2 children. Int.: Rotary (President Worcester Club 1932/3); City Councillor 1922/ 23/24: golf, swimming, motor boating. Pr. A.: 3 Stephenson Terrace, Worcester. Tel.: Worcester 54.

BARNATO, Woolf, Dir. Bentley Motors (1931), Ltd., 16 Conduit Street, London, W. B. 27 September 1895, London. Ed.: Charterhouse; Cambridge. Car.: war service, 1914/18; Chr. Bentley Motors 1926/31; a member of team of racing motorists which created many records for Great Britain on road and track; world's 24 hour record, Sept. 1225, at Montlhery; won the Le Mans 24 hour race in 1928, 1929 and 1930, the Six-Hour in 1929, and the Double-Twelve race in 1930. Md.: 2 daughters, 1 son. Int.: motor racing, motor boat racing, county cricket (Surrey). Pr. A.: 50 Grosvenor Square, W. Tel.: Mayfair 4267.

BARNES, Frederick S., Par. North Worcestershire Garage, Stourbridge; Competitions Man., for Singer & Co., Coventry. B. 16 November 1900, Stourbridge, Worcs. Ed.: King Edward VI Grammar School, Stourbridge. Car.: in own business from 1921; March 1933 onwards with Singers'; associated with motor, trials, rallies, and international races from 1918 to date. Md. Int.: motor sport. Pr. A.: Whitehall Road, Stourbridge. Tel.: Stourbridge 5473.

BARNES, James Donald, Par. North Worcestershire Garage, Stourbridge. B.: 12 July 1906, Stourbridge, Worcestershire. Ed.: King Edward VI Grammar School, Stourbridge. Car.: joined motor industry at early age; member of Austin Co.'s official racing team from 1929 to present time; driven in 5 T.T. races, Irish Grand Prix, and major Brooklands events; won Avus Grand Prix (800 c.c. class) 1932 (Germany). Int.: motor racing, riding, swimming. Pr. A.: The Hill, Stourbridge, Worcestershire. Tel.: Stourbridge 5034.

BARNETT, Edwin Padmore, A . M . I . A. E . , M.I.M.T., consulting auto engineer and assessor, Adelphi Chas., Shakespeare Street, Newcastle. B. 1886. Ed.: Royal Grammar School, Newcastle; Richmond School, Richmond; Armstrong College, Newcastle. Car.: 32 years' practical and technical experience; 4 years' Army service; 12 years consultant to Insurance Coy's and Lloyds Underwriters. Md.: no family. Pr. A.: 213 Wingrove Road, Fenham, Newcastle.

BARNETT, Harold, Dir. Wedgewood Motor Co., Ltd., Crewe. B. 8 February 1900, Crewe. Ed.: The Academy, Crewe; apprntcd. L.M.S. Railway, Crewe, 1915/20. Car.: pupil at Alvis Car & Eng. Co., Coventry, 1920/ 1925, and Henlys, Ltd., London (Great Portland St.). Md.: family. Int.: all sports. Pr. A.: 7 Brooklands Grove, Crewe.

BARNETT, John Harold, Man. Dir. Charles Clark and Son, Ltd., Chapel Ash, Wolverhampton. B. 1882, Wolverhampton. Ed.: Dean Close School, Cheltenham; Birmingham University. Car.: pupil with Sir Herbert Austin at Wolseley Tool & Motor Co. 1902; joining him when Austin Co. founded and remaining until starting in business on own account; acquired present firm in 1913. Md.: 2 children. Int.: collecting antiques, tennis. Pr. A. The Grotto, Tettenhall, Staffs. Tel.: Tettenhall 51109.

BARNETT, Stanley, Dir. Wedgwood Motor Co. Ltd., Crewe. B. 3 October 1902, Crewe. Ed.: College of Technology, Manchester. Car.: with British Westinghouse, Trafford Park, Manchester; Dick Kerrs, Preston; 1922 obtained degree of B.Sc., Tech.; 1923 obtained degree of M.Sc., Tech.; 1926: Dir. and Man. Wedgwood Motor Co. Int.: golf. Pr. A.: Wedgwood Villa, Nantwich Road, Crewe. Tel.: Crewe 2133.

BARR, A. J. A. Wallace, Man. Dir. Cellon Ltd. B. 1889 London. Ed.: Askes. Car.: first to introduce cellulose dopes for aircraft in 1911; these later forming the basis for experimental work for all cellulose lacquers; Director Cellon, Ltd., since formation of company; Chairman, Association of Cellulose Lacquer Manufacturers 1930/31. Md.: 2 children. Int.: golf, aviation. Pr. A.: 15 Warwick Gardens, Kensington, W.14 Tel.: Western 6347.

BARRETT, George Robert, Principal of Barrett and Sons, Canterbury. B. September 1871, Canterbury. Ed.: Wesleyan School; apprentd. to ironmongery trade. Car.: started own business 1901; Mayor of Canterbury 1927/28; Alderman of Canterbury; President of Rotary Club 1933. Md.: 3 in family. Int.: sport of all kinds. Pr. A.: Westgate Court, Canterbury. Tel.: 226.

BARRINGTON, Harold, Pro. Barrington's Motor Garage, Crieff. B. December 1884, Littleborough, Lancashire. Ed.: Smallbridge, Rochdale; apprentd. to cycle trade 1897, to motor trade 1899. Car.: 5 years manager of motor Business in Crieff; started own business in 1912. Md.: 4 children. Int.: motoring. Pr. A.: Sauchie House, Crieff. Tel.: Crieff 1 i 8.

BARTLETT, Charles John, Man. Dir. Vauxhall Motors, Ltd. B. 12 Dec. 1889, Bibury, Glos. Ed. local and Bath Municipal Technical College. Car.: entered commercial life by joining General Motors, Ltd., as clerk in accounting dept.; appointed Man. Dir. March 1926; appointed Man. Dir. Vauxhall Motors, Ltd . Sept. 1929. Md. no family. IM.: any game, cricket, football, etc.; horticulture, etc. Everything is found interesting. Pr. A.: The Gables, Boreham Wood, Herts.

BASSETT, James Arthur, Man. Dir. J. A. Bassett & Sons, Ltd. B . 1865, Barnsley. Ed.: Wm. Rymer's School, Barnsley. Car.: 7 years' Longbottoms Foundry, Barnsley, turning and fitting looms. Md.: 6 children. Int.: cricket, golf, football, swimming, all games of sport. Pr. A.: St. Marys Road, Doncaster. Tel.: 886.

BASSETT, Stephen James, M.I.M.T., Man. Dir. Maintenance, Ltd. B. September 1899, Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A. Ed.: Felsted School and St. Johns College, Cambs.; apprntd. Christy Bros., Chelmsford, 1917. Car.: 2nd Lieut. R.A.F. (Observer) 1918; St. Johns College, Cambridge, 1919/1922; Man.: A.B.C. Dept. Jarvis & Sons, Wimbledon, 1923; Service Man. & Tech. Superintendent Gordon England, Ltd., 1924/ 1926; assisted formation of Maintenance, Ltd.; appointed Man. Dir. 1926. Int.: sailing, fishing. Pr. A.: 26 Upper Mall, W.6. Tel.: Riverside 5470.

BATES, William Frederick, Pro. Brooklands Motor Co., Euston Road, N.W., sole concessionaires Great Britain for Isotta Fraschini cars. B. 1892 Banbury, Oxon. Ed.: Banbury. Car.: with Buick's, Canada late pro. Wrench's Garage, Banbury; Landaulette Car Co., Euston Road. Md. Int.: golf. Pr. A.: Longwood, Maidenhead, Berks. Tel.: Maidenhead 483.

BATLEY, James Arthur, Chairman S. F. Bowser & Co. (London), Ltd. B. 19 September 1875, Leeds. Ed.: privately. Car.: commercial solicitor of 3o years standing; senior partner of Maxwell, Batley & Co., 44 Leadenhall Street, London; Dir. of Briggs Bodies, Ltd., Dagenham. Md.: no family. Int.: lawn tennis,'":"golf. Pr. A.: 78 Queens Gate, S.W.7. Tel.: Frobisher 4052.

BATTEN, James Denne, Man. Dir. Beckenham Motor Co., Ltd., Beckenham. B. 1897, London. Ed.: Wyggeston, Leicester; Northampton Engineering College. Car.: Engineering shops Northampton E.C., R.A.F., R. W. Munro of Tottenham; inlaid linoleum plant design. Md.: no family. Int.: golf, tennis, bridge, scientific and general engineering research. Pr. A.: Kent House Hotel, Beckenham. Tel.: Sydenham 1619.

BAXTER, Arthur Edgell, A.M.I.Mech.E., A.M.I.A.E., Man. Dir. Baxter Boxes. B. 3 November 1897, Muzaffapure, India. Ed.: Winton House, Winchester, Marlborough College, Bristol University. Car.: with John I. Thornycroft, Basingstoke; served in War as 1st Lieut. R.G.A. (S.R.), and also in R.A.F. and R.N.A.S. as observer, 1916/19; 1924/27 Man. of eng. works in Surrey; on the progressing at Boulton & Paulls of the R. 101; engineer British Petroleum Co. 1928/31. Md.: 2 children. Int.: motoring, yachting, golf, tennis, shooting. Pr. A.: The Cottage, Brill, Bucks. Tel.: Brill 22.

BAXTER, Charles, A .M. I .Mech. E., M.I.A.E., M.I.Rad.E., M.I.Mar.E., M.Inst. L.E., A.M.I.Min.E., consulting engineer. Ed.: Belle Vue High School Bradford; Technical College, Bradford, Faculty of Engineering; Polytechnic, London, dept. of Electrical Engineering; with Car Foster & Co., Bingley, Yorks. and Bradford Motor Car Co., Bradford. Car.: Principal Lecturer in Engineering, Motor Schools Institute, London; War service, R.N.A.S.; transferred 1916 and apptd. engineer in charge engine testing at Sunbeam's; designer Charles Burrell & Sons, Thetford; works man. Stentophone, Ltd., Birmingham. Int.: tennis, swimming, rowing, theoretical side of engineering. Pr. A.: 12 Highfield Drive, Monton Manchester.

BAXTER, Frederick D. Murray, F.I.M.T., Dir. Moir & Baxter, Ltd., Edinburgh. B. 1893, Sandiacre, Nottingham. Ed.: Kelvinside Aca demy; Royal Technical College, Glasgow. Car.: Active service France October 1914 till end of War; assisted formation of Moir & Baxter, Ltd. Md.: 2 children. Pr. A.: Dalhousie Grange, Midlothan. Tel.: Lasswade 1,54.

BAYLISS, Arthur, S.I.A. (France), A.M. I . A. E . , A .M. I . Mech . E . , M. I.-Mar.E., lecturer automobile engineer ing Sheffield University. B. 188o, Birmingham. Ed.: Birmingham University; Sheffield University; apprntd marine engineer. Car.: B.O.T. Inspector 7 years; Man. Ackworthie, Birmingham; Man. Lawton Bros., Sheffield; Man. Sheffield Small Tools. Md. Pr. A.: Model Building, 83 Onslow Road, Sheffield.

BEALL, Alfred Baker, Man. Dir. Lithanode Co., Ltd., igo Queens Road, Battersea, S.W. Tel.: Macaulay 4541/2.

BEARD, Herbert Alfred, Pro. Service Garage, Middle Street, Wickham Market, Suffolk. B. 27 February 1883, Northampton. Ed.: Kettering Road, School, Northampton; apprntd. Northampton Plating Co., 1896. Car. Man. Coley & Co., Banbury 1903; Man. Wrench's Garage, Motor Cycle Dept., Banbury 1910; R.A.S.C. MT. 1915/19, France, Italy, Belgium, Salonica; founder of County Garages, Banbury, 1919; M.T.A. & M.A.A. Councillor 1920/3; Chr. Berks, Oxon. and S. Bucks M.A.A. Division, 2 years. Md.: 5 children. Int.: M.T.A., M.A.A., golf, politics. Pr. A.: Brooklyn House, Wickham Market, E. Suffolk. Tel.: Wickham Market 4.

BECKMAN, Leonard Alfred, A.M.I.A.E., Sal. Eng. R.A. Lister & Co., Dursley, Glos. B. 28 February, 1904, London. Ed.: Belgium and City of London College; London Polytechnic; Stud. of Fairbanks, Morse & Co., Inc., U.S.A., Wisconsin University. Car. • drawing office, Genera. Motors; asst. to Chief Engineer, R.A. Lister. Pr. A.; 31 Troutbeck Road, London, S.E.14.

BEDDINGTON, John L., Pub. Man. Shell-Mex & B.P., Ltd., Shell-Mex House, Victoria Embankment, W.C.

BEDFORD, Jesse, B.Sc. Assoc.M. Inst.C.E., A .M.I.Mech.E., M.I.A.E., Wh. Ex ., F. R. S . A . , Man. Process, Development Dept. Vauxhall Motors. B. 9 July 1884, Bradford, Yorks. Ed.: Bradford Higher Grade School; Bradford Technical College; East London College; appmtd.: J. Collis & Sons, London. Car.: draughtsman and designer, Vickers, Ltd., London; tech. chief, Gordon Watney & Co., Weybridge; Production Man., Ashton Evans Motors, Birmingham; Lecturer on engineering, University College, Nottingham. Md.: no family Int.: motoring, gardening, music, art. Pr. A.: " Lucerne," 162 Old Bedford Road, Luton, Beds. Tel.: Luton 1732.

BEDNELL, Alfred, O.B.E., J .P. , Man. Coventry office J. Lucas, Ltd., Birmingham; Dir. Middlemore Coventry, Ltd.; H. A. Smith & Son; Selas Gas & Engineering Co. B. 1869, Coventry. Ed.: Coventry Grammar School. Car.: founder Raglan Cycle and Anti-friction Ball Co., 1890; made first motor car in Coventry 1894; President Cycle & Motor Trades Assn. 1909; Man. Coventry Armaments Committee 1915/19; O.B.E. conferred 1919; promoted first Olympia Cycle and Motor Cycle Exhibition for the Cycle and Motor Cycle Manufacturers Union 1911, and thus terminated the privately promoted show which had existed for 33 years. Md.: 2 children. Int.: golf, L.M. Benevolent Fund. Pr. A.: Stoke Park, Coventry. Tel.: 2754.

BEECH, Albert, Gen. Man and Dir. John Garrington & Sons, Ltd., Darlaston, South Staffs. B. 1876, Chester. Ed.: Chester College; apprntcd. Hydralic Engineering Co., Chester. Car.: with Vickers, Ltd., Barrow-in-Furness; Belliss & Morcom Ltd., Birmingham; Man. at Smethwick Stamping Co.; Gen. Man. Garrington's since 1912; Dir. 1933. Md.: 4 children. Int.: home, work. Pr. A.: c/o 42 Lichfield Road, Walsall. Tel.: Walsall 4356.

BEECH, Charles Norman, M.I.M.T., Man. garage dept. R. Beech & Sons, Ruthin. B. 1893, Ruthin. Ed.: Ruthin School. Car.: ironmonger; motor business; War 1915/1919. Md.: no family. Int.: all sports. Pr. A.: " Hillside," Ruthin. Tel.: Ruthin io.

BEECHER, Frank, Man. Dir. Hartwells, Ltd., Banbury Road and Park End Street, Oxford. B. 12 November 1885, London. Car.: with Michelin Tyre Co. (export); Gen. Sal. and Ser. Man. Vauxhall Motors; and at Hartwells, Ltd., Oxford. M.: 2 children. int.: Dramatic art. Pr. A.: " Strete," Shotover Hill, Headington, Oxford. Tel.: Headington 6746.

BEECHING, Lionel Harold, Man. Dir. Theale Motor & Engineering Works, Ltd., Theale, Berks. B. 24 July 1901, Tunbridge Wells. Ed.: Haileybury College, Herts; 5 years apprntcd. with Rolls-Royce. Car.: 5 years Man. Motor Dept. A. F. Smith, of High Street, Hailsham, Sussex; 5 years present position. Int.: golf. Pr. A.: Southcote Lodge, Southcote Road, Reading, Berks. Tel.: Theale 22.

BEHARRELL, George Edward, Local Dir. Dunlop Rubber Co., Ltd. (Dir. Equipment Sales), and Dir. Dunlop Rim & Wheel Co., Ltd. B. 1899, York. Ed.: Wellingborough. Car.: enlisted Inns of Court; served in France R.E. (Transport Sec.); joined Dunlop Co. on return from South Africa 1928. Md.: 4 children. Int.: golf. Pr. A.: Hardwick Lodge, Hardwick W. Streetly, Staffs. Tel.: Streetly 7490.

BEHARRELL, Sir John George, D.S.O., Man. Dir. Dunlop Rubber Co., Ltd.; Dir. Imperial Airways, Ltd. B. II March 1873, York. Ed.: King James' School, Almondbury; Leeds University and privately. Car.: Asst. Goods Man. and Commercial Agent N.E. Rly.; Dir. of Stats. and Requirements Ministry of Munitions; Asst. Inspector-General Transportation all theatres of War; rank Lt.-Col.; Dir. of Statistics, Admiralty; attached to Geddes Committee of Finance and Statistics 1921/2; Dir.-Gen. of Finance and Stats., Ministry of Transport 1919/22; President S.M.M. & T. 1927/8/9; President, Benevolent Fund 1931; President of F.B.I. 1932/3. Md.: 3 sons, I daughter. Int.: golf. Pr. A.: Walton Heath Cottage, Walton - on - the - Hill, Surrey. Tel.: Burgh Heath 82.

BELL, David, F.I.M.T., Man. Dir. Trader Publishing Co., Ltd., Dorset House, Stamford Street, London (publishers, Motor Trader, Motor Cycle and Cycle Trader, etc.): member of Executive of Motor and Cycle Trades Benevolent Fund.

BELLAMY, Roland Cecil, Man• Dir. Roland C. Bellamy, Ltd. B• 1902, Grimsby. Ed.: Rossall. Md• Pr. A.: West Park, Grimsby. Tel.: 3958.

BENBOUGH, George Leversage, A.M.I.A.E., Dir. Berks County Motors, Ltd., Reading. B. 29 June 1879, Abergavenny. Ed.: Weymouth College and Trinity College, Glenalmond; training at Kitsons of Leeds. Car.: entered motor trade at Ilkley 1904; Burgess Hill 1909, Reading 1918; elected A.M.I.A.E. 1925, Veteran Car Club 1932; war service, France 1916-1818. Md.: z son. Int.: believed to own one of the finest fleets of veteran cars in existence, 1896/1904 Pr. A.: Ambleside, Alexandra Road, Reading. Tel.: Reading 2088.

BENSAFIELD, Joseph Dudley. B. 6 August 1887, Edmonton, N. Ed.: Marlborough; University College, Hospital; London University. Car.: Doctor of Medicine 1912; Bacteriologist, St. George's Hospital and All Saint's Hospital. Md.: 1 son. Int: fishing, motor racing. Pr. A.: 58 Wimpole Street, W.I. Tel.: Welbeck 9630.

BENN, Harold, Lewis, Pro. Benn's Motors, Mold. B. 1902, Chester. Ed.: Kings School, Chester. Car.: commercial training with T. Wood & Son, Chester, and Dee Motor Co., Chester. Int.: Liverpool Motor Club; amateur radio transmitter; aviation. Tel.: Mold 178.

BENNETT, Arthur Edward, A.M.I.A.E., A.I.E.E., F.I.M.T. B. 1871, Liverpool Ed.: Queen Wood College and Orwell House, Rugby Hanover Square Electrical College. Car.: 5 years' Elect. & General Eng. Co.; founded A. E. Bennett 8c Co.; 1898 started Streatham Motor Co.; lecturer to Leyton Polytechnical College in engineering. Md.: 1 daughter (B.Sc. Lon.). Int.: motoring, sailing, teaching. Pr. A.: Tushmore Holme, Crawley, Sussex.

BENNETT, Charles Vere, Capt. Royal Army Service Corps, A.M.I.Mech.E., A.M.I.A.E. B. 24 December 1892, Stallbridge, Dorset. Ed.: Army School, Stratford-on-Avon; J. I. Thornycroft, Basingstoke & R.A.S.C. Training Centre, Aldershot. Car.: Army, since May 1912. Int.: motor racing and competitions, motor boating, Rugby football, field sports. Pr. A.: The Croft, Great Wymondley, Hitchin, Herts. Tel.: Stevenage 252.

BENNETT, Frederic Stanley, M.I.Mech.E., M.I.A.E., F.I.M.T., Man. Dir. F. S. Bennett, Ltd. B. 1874, Warrington. Ed.: Victoria University—now Manchester University. Car.: 6 years L.M.S. Works, Crewe; 5 years St. James's and Pall Mall Electric Co.; joined Anglo-American Motor Co., introducing Oldsmobile and Cadillac; introduced electric selfstarter to England 1912, and awarded Dewar Trophy by R.A.C.; Chr. General Motors, Ltd., 1912/1922; in all R.A.C. & R.S.A.C. reliability trials from 1903 to 1908 with record of more non-stops than any other driver; War time, food production and special Government mission to U.S.A.; introduced Chevrolet and Delco lighting plants; Councilor of S.M.M. & T.T. since 19°6; member of the Motor Legislation Committee; trustee S.M.M. & T. Ben. Fund; Pres. Importers' Protection Assoc. since 1924; vice-Pres. S.M.M. & T. 1928/29 and 1933/34; Chr. Importers' Section of S.M.M. & T.; member of the Ministry of Transport's Technical Advisory Committee on Road Research; originator of General Trade Licence Plate. Md.: 1 daughter and 2 sons. hit.: motoring, golf, riding. Pr. A.: 34 St. John's Wood Road, London, N.W.B. Tel.: Cunningham 1681.

BENNETT, Harry Ashley, Gov. Dir. Bennetts (Nottingham) Ltd. B. 16 May 1874, Mapperley, Nottingham. Ed.: St. Jude's Church School; Nottingham University College; pupil for 7 years to Edward Parry, County Surveyor, Notts. Car.: 17 years civil engineering, architecture, etc., mainly in connection with rly. and road construction including Parliamentary and preliminary work; started present firm in 1906; President M.A.A. 1921 and 1922. Md.: 2 daughters. Int.: golf, development of Rotary movement, trade association work; 6 years City Council; Chamber of Commerce work. Pr. A.: 15 Clarendon Street, Nottingham. Tel.: Nottingham 41272.

BENNETT, Harold Montague, A.IvI.I.A.E. B.: ii April 1893, London. Ed.: Streatham Grammar School; B'ham Tech. Inst. and Borough Ply. Car.: machine design, mechanics, physics; 5 years apprntship with London Automobile Works; 10 years design experience chassis and coachbuilding; 3 years design experience aero engine and Diesel engine; pilot R.A.F. 1917-19. hit.: tennis, swimming. Pr. A.: 6 Abbots Road, King's Heath, Birmingham.

BENNETT, Major James Thomas, M.I.M.T., M.Inst.B.E., Man. Dir. Pembroke Motor & Electrical Engineering Co., Ltd., Pembroke. B. 1895, Cardiff. Ed.: Cardiff. Car.: electrical engineering (certificated), auto. and practical engineering training to 1914; joined R.E. 1914, served France, Belgium and Germany; in 1922 joined present firm as Man. Dir.; member of South Wales Inst. of Engineers. Md. Int.: golf, tennis, engineering research; Territorial Army (C.O. Ordnance Co. D.A.D.O.S. 53rd Welsh Div. T.A.). Pr. A.: " Riverside," Carew, nr. Tenby, Pembrokeshire. Tel.: Carew 29.

BENNETT, Peter F., O.B.E., J.P., Joint Man. Dir. Joseph Lucas, Ltd. Birmingham and subsidiary company, Rotax Ltd.; Chr. of subsidiary company C.A.V.-Bosch, Ltd.

BENTLEY, Walter Owen, of Rolls Royce, Ltd. B. September 1888, London. Ed.: Clifton College; apprntcd. G.N.R. Loco Works, Doncaster. Car.: designer of Bentley Rotary BR 1 and BR 2 Aero Engines while serving with R.N.V.R. during the war; Chief Eng., and founder of the original Bentley Motors. Pr. A. 42 Addison Road, W. Tel.: Western 4224.

BERSEY, Frederick Thomas, M.I.A.E., Gov. Dir. Laystall Motor Engineering Works, Ltd. B. 1881, London. Ed.: Central City School; London and Finsbury Technical College. Car.: 5 years apprntship to motor engineering; founder and Dir. present firm 3o years. Md.: 1 daughter. bit.: tennis, motor boat racing. Pr. A.: 24 De Vere Gardens, London.

BERTELLI, Augustus Cesare, Dir. Man. Chief Eng. Aston Martin, Ltd. B. 23 March 1888, Genova, Italy. Ed.: England; technical and commercial training. Car.: Apprnted iron and steel works after various motor manufacturers abroad; during War aero eng. research; Chief Eng. and Man. Allday & Onions & Enfield Aliday. Md.: with family. Int.: motor racing, Rugby football. Pr. A.: 92 Woodstock Road, Chiswick, W.4.

BEVAN, Guy Theodore Molesworth, B.A., A.M.Inst.C.E., M.I.A.E., Chief Engineer Massey-Harris Co., Toronto, Ontario, Canada. B. 17 March, 1890, London. Ed.: Malvern College; St. John's College, Cambridge; B.A. 1912, M.A. 1922; apprntcd. Metropolitan-Vickers, Trafford Park, Manchester . Car.: served in R.E. 1914/1920. Major commanding Field Co. 1920-31; with Willys Overland Crossley, Ltd., Stockport, Tech. Dir. 1929/31; joined MasseyHarris as Chief Engineer in Dec. 1931. Md. Int.: motoring, shooting, radio. Pr. A.: 26 Edmund Avenue, Toronto 5, Ontario, Canada. Tel.: Canada Toronto—Midway 5206.

BEVAN, Percival, Pro. & Man. J. & P. Bevan, Swansea. B. 18 May 188I, Porteynon, Gower, Glamorgan. Ed.: Swansea Higher Grade & Tech. schools; 5 years engineering apprentship. Car.: 9 years marine engineer and engineer under L.C.C., Trinity Brethren, etc.; 15 years motor bus services; 22 years motor trade. Md.: 2 sons, i daughter. Int.: motor boat racing. Pr. A.: Kandahar, Broadway, Sketty, Swansea. Tel.: Swansea 88393.

BIGGAR, Percival Elliot, Chief Designer, Leyland Motors, Ltd. B. 1895, Belleville, Canada. Ed.: McGill University, Montreal. Car.: served in Canadian M.T., R.F.C. and R.A.F.; with Packard Motor Car Co., Detroit; Attendu Engines, Montreal; with Leyland Motors since 1929.

BILTON, Frederick, Man. Dir. of Northern Works of Vigzol Oil Refining Co. (London), Ltd., Ormskirk, Lancs. and Vigzol Lubricants (I.F.S.), Ltd., Dublin. B. 9 April 1889, Barrow-inFurness. Car.: several years commercial training in textile industry and woollen industry; finally application of lubricating oils in these industries and lubrication in general. Md.: 3 children. Pr. A.: " Hill Mount," Ormskirk, Lancs. Tel.: Ormskirk 21 I .

BINKS, Harold, Dir. Amal, Ltd., Holford Works, Perry Barr, B'ham. B. 16 April 1891, York. Ed. Nottingham High School; Tech. School at Hudderfield and Manchester. Car.: motor and motor cycle business; Dir. of C. Binks, 192o, Ltd., Eccles, 192o/27; early days at Learoyds, Huddersfield, making Roydale cars; with Sir W. H. Bailey at Salford. Md.: 1 son and daughter. Int.: walking, social work. Pr. A.: 66 Frederick Road, Wylde Green, Sutton Coldfield. Tel.: Sutton Coldfield 1172.

BIRCHALL, Oswin Edwin Howard, buyer Firestone Tyre & Rubber Co., Ltd., Gt. West Road, Brentford, Middx. B. 1888.

BIRKETT, Arthur, Chr. & Man. Dir. T. M. Birkett & Sons, Ltd., Hanley, Staffs. B. Hanley. Ed.: Hanley High School; technical and commercial training. Car.: joined his father's business on leaving school; became Chr. when formed into company, 1916. Int.: golf. Pr. A.: Waverley Hotel, Hanley. Tel.: Hanley 2184.

BIRKIN, Samuel Thomas, F.I.M.T., Pro. North Finchley Garage, London. B. 1888, London. Ed.: Herne Bay, 1904/10; apprntcd. West End Motor Co., London. Car.: 1910/14 started North Finchley Garage; 1914/19, R.N.V.R. loth Cruiser Squad. Md.: 5 children. Int.: swimming, cricket. Pr. A.: 48 Woodscar Park Road, N. Finchley, N.12. Tel.: Woodside 0929.

BISHOP, Archibald Samuel, General Sales Man. The Goodyear Tyre & Rubber Co. (Gt. Britain), Ltd., Bushbury, Wolverhampton. B. 1892. Ed.: Tring, Herts. Car.: motor trade up to 1914; Expeditionary Force 1914-1915, wounded and discharged; joined Goodyear 1916. Md.: daughter. Int.: tennis, gardening. Pr. A.: " Holm Lacy," Middlefield Lane, West Hagley. Tel.: West Hagley 88. (Late addition)

BISHOP, Reginald Arthur, Publicity Dept., Singer & Co., Ltd. Editor Popular Motoring. B. 4 December 1904, Leyton, Essex. Ed.: Uxbridge County School, Regent St. Polytechnic and Guy Motors. Car.: asst. S.M.M. & T. at Pall Mall; Sales & Service Guy Motors, London Office; editorial dept. The Times; Reporter League of Nations at Geneva; Pub. Man. Guy Motors and Star Motor Co.; author Garage Workers' Handbook, etc. Md. 1 son. Int.: golf, literature, writing. Pr. A.: 5o South Close, Woodhall Gate, Pinner, Middlesex.

BISHOP, William Henry, Man. Dir. Weathershields, Ltd., Birmingham. B. 23 Nov. 1890, Bristol. Ed. Merchant Venturers Technical College, Bristol; apprntcd. drawing office and estimating dept. Bristol Wagon & Carriage Co. Car.: coach designer London Improved Coachbuilders; Swift of Coventry, Ltd.; Assist. Works Man, Jas. Bartle & Co. Md.: 2 children. Pr. A.: 70 Croftdown Road, Harborne, Birmingham. Tel.: Harborne 1631.

BLACK, Andrew Hogg, London Man. Bendix, Ltd.; also chr. and Man. Dir. Stromberg Motor Devices, Ltd. B. 4 March 1885, Hull. Ed.: Elmfield College, York; apprntcd. Humber Brass & Copper Co., Hull. Car.: started with Humber Brass & Copper Co., becoming asst. Man.; 1908 joined Joseph Rank, Ltd.; 1909 joined the Ford Motor Co. and became London Man. 1912-19; 1919/20 Sales Man. for motor organisation firm at Coblenz, Germany, disposing of American Army transport vehicles; 1920/24 Asst. Sal. Man, with Slough Trading Co., Slough; 1924 /33 Chr. & Man. Dir. of Stromberg. Widower: 2 children. Int.: golf, tennis, shooting, riding. Pr. A.: 24 Carlton Road, Putney, S.W. Tel.: Putney 5342

BLACK, John, F.I.S.A., Man. Dir. Eastern Motor Co., Ltd., 52 George Street, Edinburgh. B. 29 August 1884, Hawick. Ed.: Galapark and Roxburgh Street Schools, Galashiels; Heriot-Watt College, Edinburgh. Car: secretary to Peebles Motor Co., Peebles, 1908 to 1926; started business on own account, converting into company in 1927. Pr. A.: Neidpatch, Gilmerton, Edinburgh. Tel.: 790.57 Edinburgh.

BLAIN, Sir Herbert Edwin, C.B.E., M.Inst.T., Deputy Chr. Avon India Rubber Co.; deputy chr. successors to Rudge Whitworth Ltd. B. 14 May 1870, Liverpool. Ed.: privately at Liverpool Technical School. Car.: principal Traffic Asst. Liverpool Corpn. Tramways to 1903; Tramways Man. West Ham Corporation Tramways 1903/13; Pres. Municipal Tramways Assoc. (Inc.) 191o/11; London Underground Railways & London General Omnibus Co. Group 1913 /24 (operating Manager 1914, Asst. Man. Dir. 1921 /4; Principal Agent, Conservative Party 1924/6; Hon. Life Member Institute of Transport; President National " Safety First " Association; Underwriting member of Lloyd's and Dir. of several companies. Pr. A.: St. Ermins, Westminster & Constitutional Club, Charing Cross. Tel.: Victoria 3441.

BLAKER, Alexander Aubrey, M. I .A.E., A.M.I.Mech.E., Man. Dir. Blaker Motor and Welding Co., Ltd.,Acton, W. B. 12 August 187o, London. Ed.: Home and Colonial Training College; City of London College; Regent Street, Polytechnic; apprntcd. 7 years' Henry Rifled Barrel and Small Arms Co. Car.: became Works Man. of that company; then Works Man., Blenheim Eng. Co., Greenwich; started welding business in 1909; lecturer on welding, West Ham Poly; Lecturer on motor construction, Regent Street Polytechnic. Md.: 2 sons, 2 daughters. Int.: gardening, lecturing. Pr. A.: Ravensdale, Ravensdale Avenue, North Finchley, N. Tel.: Acorn 0037.

BLOOMER, Noel Adair, A.M.I.A.E., rolling stock supt. Leamington & Warwick Electrical Co., B.: 3 Dec. 1900, London. Ed.: Denstone College, Staffordshire; Regent St. Polytechnic; appmtcd. J. A. Prestwich & Co., Tottenham. Car.: 2 years with Dartford Eng. & Carriage Co., Willesden; 4 years engine tester, Clement Talbot; 3 years chassis inspector Associated Equipment Co., Southall; 2 years Chief Engineer Elliott Bros. (B'mouth), Ltd., Md.: 2 children. Int.: Rugby football. Pr. A.: 1 o8 Emscote Road, Warwick.

BLYTH, Edward, F.I.M.T., Dir. Rootes, Ltd., London: Gen. Man. London Service, Humber, Ltd. B.: 21 Feb. 1881, Norwich. Ed.: Carrow School, Norwich; pupil Holmes & Sons, Norwich. Car.: Service Man. R. M. Wright & Co., Lincoln; Man. Dir. Robins & Day, Ltd., Rochester. Md.: 7 children. Int.: service organisation, Benevolent Fund, I.M.T., and golf. Pr. A.: Bromley House, Horsley Road, Rochester.

BOLSON, Charles W., Pro Robson's Garages, Malton, Yorks. B. 1860, London. Ed.: Malton. Car.: in the cycle trade and cycle racing from 1875 motoring from 1900. Int.: business, motoring. Pr. A.: Wentheen, Welham Road, North Malton. Tel.: 65.

BOOKER, Harry N., Man. Dir. Harry N. Booker, Ltd., Wellington Garage, Foundry St., Barnsley. B. 1883, Barnsley. Ed.: Barnsley; technical and commercial training. Car.: engaged in the motor trade since 1906; served in East Africa during war; Chr. Sheffield Section M.A.A. 2 years and subsequently Chairman Yorkshire Division for 2 years. Md.: 2 sons (one I.A.E. Graduate). Int.: motoring, Rotary. Pr. A.: 13 Wellington St., Barnsley. Tel.: Barnsley 420.

BORLAND, Donald Dalrymple, M.I.A.E., Certifying Officer, under Road Traffic Act. B. 6 June, 1895, London. Ed.: Whitgift Grammar School, Croydon University of Bristol; graduated B.Sc., Eng. Car.: in drawing office of W. H, Dorman & Co., Stafford; 5 years with Leyland Motors, chiefly as Chief Draughtsman at Kingston Works; with Ascot Motor Eng. Co., Burney-Streamline Cars, and J. I. Thornycroft & Co., Basingstoke; appt. Engineer in Ministry of Transport 1931; author of text-book Automobile Engineering, published by Bennett College, Sheffield. Md. Int.: golf. Pr. A.: 7 Woodlands Avenue, Parkgate Road, Chester.

BOTTOMLEY, Herbert Edward, A.M.I.C.E., M.S.A.E., M.I.M.T., Engineer & Works Man. Brookes Bros., White Rose Garage, Rhyl. B. 1889, Trowbridge, Wilts. Ed.: Trowbridge, Wilts; West Leeds and Pudsey Polytechnic; apprntd. Morley Electrical Engineering Co. Car.: 2 years Samuel Butler, of Leeds; 3 years with Captain Hewitt as aero. and motor mechanic; 3 years with R.N.A.S. as mechanic; 14 years with present firm.: Md.: 2 children. Int.: golf. Pr. A. " Whingate," Rhuddlan Road, Rhyl. Tel.: Rhyl 361.

BOWDEN, Sir Harold, Bt., G.B.E., Chr. & Man. Dir. Raleigh Cycle Co., Ltd., Nottingham. B. July i88o, San Francisco Col., U.S.A. Ed.: Clifton College and Clare College, Cambridge; also at Lausanne, Switzerland. Car.: entered Raleigh works on leaving Cambridge and worked in all departments (the Raleigh Company is a private business owned by the Bowden family); succeeded his father, the late Sir Frank Bowden, 1921; created G.B.E., 1929. Md.: 2 children hit.: shooting, fishing, yachting. Pr. A.: Bestwood Lodge, Arnsea, Notts. Tel.: Nottingham 68247.

BOWMAN, Capt. George Edward, O.B.E., Man. Dir. The Car Mart, Limited, London. B. 1889. Ed.: Merchant Taylors' School, London. Car.: 1914 enlisted in H.A.C.; 1915, commissioned; 1914/19, served in France, twice mentioned in despatches; 1919, joined Car Mart; appointed Dir. Dec. 1925, and Man. Dir. Jan. 1927 Md. Int.: golf. Pr. A.: " White Gates," Beechwood Road, Wentworth, Virginia Water, Surrey. Tel.: Wentworth 177.

BOYD, James Todd Dixon, Secy. of Ulster Div. M.A.A., Ulster I.M.T., and Route Bus Owners' Asscn. of Northern Ireland. B. 1900, Belfast. Ed.: Clanrye Prep. School and private tuitor; accountancy training with James Boyd & Co., 1916. Car.: took over affiliated firm Boyd, Martin & Co., and secretaryship on father's retirement in 1930; elected Councillor Borough of Bangor (Co. Down); Associate Incorporated Secretaries Assn.; member of Ulster International Tourist Trophy Car Race Committee. Md.: 3 children. Int.: yacht racing. Pr. A.: Seabreeze, Ballyholme, Bangor, Co. Down. Tel.: Bangor 320.

BRACK, Herbert Marson, M.I.M.E., M.I.A.E., M.I.E.E., Works Engineer & Supervisor of Apprentices Austin Motor Company. B. 5 Nov. 1895, Brazil, S. America. Ed.: Central Secondary School, Sheffield; University of Sheffield. Car.: served in H.M Forces 1914 /17; Tech. Asst. Armament Production Dept. Admiralty; Works Supt. G. D. Peters & Co., Slough; Man. Fullbrook & Co., Slough. Md. hit.: golf, punting; Foremen's Mutual Benefit Society. Pr. A.: The Poplars, Rednal Road, King's Norton, Birmingham. Tel.: King's Norton 1525.

BRADBURY, L. J., Sales Dir. Joseph Bradbury & Sons, Ltd. B. 1900, Braintree. Ed.: Braintree County High School; Birmingham University. Car.: Master of Commerce, 1922 , specialised in accountancy, foreign languages and economics; Sales Dir. of Bradbury & Sons since 1922. Md.: no family. Int.: gardening, tennis. Pr. A.: Pellican Cottage, Witham. Tel.: Witham II.

BRADBURY, L. R., B.Sc., A.M.I.Mech.E., Dir. Joseph Bradbury & Sons, Ltd. B. 1902, Braintree. Ed.: County High School, Braintree; University of London (Eng. Faculty). Car.: with Ruston Hornsby, Ltd., Lincoln, 1923-5; joined Joseph Bradbury & Sons, 1925; commissioned Lieut. R.A.O.C. (Suppl. Reserve), 1931. Int.: athletics, reading. Pr. A. Alcotes, Braintree, Essex. Tel.: Braintree 144.

BRADLEY, Arthur Percy, Clerk of the Course, Brookiands Motor Course and Aerodrome. B. 3 July 1887, Dublin. Ed.: Portora Royal School, Enniskillen. Car.: member of original staff of " The Cyclecar," now " The Light Car and Cyclecar "; editor of that journal 1919-1922; hon. Gen. Sec. Junior Car Club, 1919-1929. Tel.: Weybridge 1220.

BRADLEY, Walter, Gov. Dir. Walter Bradley (Engineers), Ltd., Bolton. B. 23 October 1884. Ed.: Clarence Higher Grade School, Bolton. Car.: Honours Certificates in engineering subjects; Technical College lecturer; Member of Town Council and Chairman of Corporation Transport Committee; member of panel of Commissioners under the Road Traffic Act. Md.: I son, two daughters. Int.: Rotary. Business and civic duties preclude recreation. Pr. A. " Woodleigh," Lostock Park, Bolton. Tel.: Bolton 2452.

BRADSHAW, Ewart, Gov. Dir. Loxhams' Garages, Ltd., Preston. B. 16 June 1885, Preston. Ed.: Preston. Car.: " School of Adversity "; cycle, engineering trades; Govt, contractor; A.S.C.; founder Dir. Bradshaw's Motor House, Ltd.; Loxham's Garages, Ltd., Astley Dye & Chemical Co., Embleton Granite Quarry, Ltd, etc. Md.: 4 sons and 1 daughter. Int.: football, Vice-Chairman and Dir. Preston North End Club, golf, motor racing, Rotary, trade associations work. Pr. A. " Claremont," Long Lane, Ashton, Preston. Tel.: Preston 6612.

BRADSTOCK, George, Chr. & Man. Dir. University Motors, London. B. 29 June 1888, Cambridge. Ed.: Blundells School, Tiverton; Jesus College, Cambridge: deg. B.A. Car.: Major in Royal Artillery, retired 1920, D.S.O., M.C. and Bar. Md.: 3 sons, Pr. A.: Yokehurst, South Chailey, Lewes, Sussex. Tel.: Grosvenor 4141.

BRAID, Albert, Par. Braid Bros., Colwyn Bay. B. 14 November 1895. Manchester. Ed.: Manchester Central; Manchester School of Technology. Car.: in 1910 commenced both commercial and technical training on purchase of a 1906 (reputed) 6 h.p. Rex motor cycle, followed by a 2j h.p. Minerva, " Bedelia " cycle car and others; in 1911 fitted up small engineering shop in Manchester and joined his brother in N. Wales 1913; war service, 3 years; returned early in 1918. Md.: no family. Int.: aviation, golf, ambulance work. Pr. A.: "Abergele " Road, Colwyn Bay. Tel.: Extension Line 2264.

BRAID, Robert, Partner Braid Bros., Colwyn Bay, N. Wales. B. 23 September 1889, Manchester. Ed.: St. Augustines, Newton Heath, Manchester. Car.: entered cycle and motor trade in 1903; 1909 commenced in business on own account in Manchester, and opened in North Wales in 1912 at Abergele and later at Colwyn Bay, Bangor, Rhyl and London. Md.: no family. Int.: yachting, shooting, golf, flying. Pr. A.: White Cottage, King's Road, Colwyn Bay. Tel.: Colwyn Bay 2445.

BRAIDWOOD, Alexander, F.I.A.C., Sec. and accountant Ioco Rubber & Waterproofing Co., Glasgow. B. 1893, Glasgow. Ed.: Albert Road Academy Glasgow; Skerry's College; Glasgow Athenaeum. Car.: with Vickers, Ltd., Barrow-in-Furness, 1912-1925 as assistant to works secretary and commercial manager; experience with shipbuilding, marine and general engineering, airship building, etc., and works reorganisation. Md.: 2 children. Int.: golf, football, motoring, economics, politics, literature, philately. Pr. A.: 84, Novar Drive, Glasgow, W.2. Tel.: Western 2890.

BRAME, John Samuel Strafford, C.B.E., F.I.C., F.C.S., Dir. Alexander Duckham & Co., Cannon St., E.C. B. Gloucester. Ed.: Royal College of Science, London. Car.: Professor of Chemistry, Royal Naval College, Greenwich, retired July 1932; Past President Institution of Petroleum Technologists. Md.: 1 son and I daughter. Int.: golf. Pr. A.: 3, Vanbrugh Fields, Blackheath, S.E.3. Tel.: Greenwich 1513.

BRANDRAM, Harry Malcolm, F.I.M.T., Dir. & Man. Metropole Motor Garage Co. (Minehead), Ltd., Minehead. B. 7 August 1876, Lee, Kent. Ed.: Proprietary School, Blackheath; seagoing Training Ship, Harbinger; served engineering time with Ryde Motors, Ltd., Hanwell, London. Car.: retired from P. & 0. Steamship Co. 1902 and joined Ryde Motors, Ltd.; started with Metropole Garage in 1911; served in War 1914-1918 as Lt. R.N.R. Md.: 1 daughter. Int.: golf. Pr. A.: 3, Northfield Road, Minehead, Som. Tel.: Minehead 195.

BRAUND, Leonard Stanley Mather, Dir. & Sal. Man. K.L.G. Sparking Plugs, Ltd. B. Stratton, North Cornwall. Ed.: privately. Car.: Sal. Man. Robinhood Engineering Works, Ltd., and K.L.G. Sparking Plugs, Ltd., since December 1918; Dir. since 1922. Md.: 1 son. Pr. A.: Glyn Du, Hersham, Surrey. Tel.: Walton-on-Thames 125.

BRAY, Arthur, Pro. Arthur Bray, 114, Baker Street, London. B. 21 September 1887, Richmond, Surrey. Ed.: Highfield House, Chertsey; Hill School, Richmond. Car.: entered motor industry in 1902 as apprentice; joined Charles Jarrott and Letts 1907; Gen. Man. Jarrott, Ltd. 1921; Lt. R.N.V.R. (Aux. Patrol) Aug. 1914 February 1919; raced cars since 1907; raced boats since 1910; competed in all long-distance road trials 1907-1914; won over 13 international trophies for this country; British Delegate I.M.Y.U. since 1922; Hon. Sec. P.I.R.C. since 1928; awarded Medaille D'Honeur I.M.Y.U. 1928; created Officer of the Crown of Belgium 1930. Md. hit.: motor and motor boat racing, miniature rifle shooting, tennis. Pr. A.: i i, Blenheim Road, St. John's Wood, N.W.8. Tel.: Maida Vale 7236.

BRAYSHAW, Henry Alban, A .M . I . A . E . , Metropolitan Police, Barnes Workshops, S.W. B. 189o, Leeds. Ed.: Harehills School; Technical School, Leeds; University College of Nottingham; Coventry Technical School; apprtnt. Humber, Ltd., at Beeston, Notts. Car.: charge of Coventry Experimental Dept., Humber; consulting engineer in Liverpool. Md.: i son and r daughter. Int.: motoring, tennis, Boy Scout movement. Pr. A.: 3, Trent Avenue, Ealing, W.5.

BREALEY, Robert, J .P., Man. Simms Motor Units, Ltd., London. B. 1889, Teignmouth. Ed.: Wokingham and Rochester; commercial and tech. training with W. R. Taylor Engineering Works, Rochester. Car.: joined Nalder & Nalder, Wantage; 1909 joined Simms Manufacturing Co., following on in continuity through Simms Magneto Co. to Simms Motor Units. Md.: 2 children. Int.: motoring, gardening. Pr. A.: Darenta, Sundridge, Sevenoaks, Kent. Tel.: Brasted 62.

BREARLEY, Harry, Par. Pachmarhi Motor Service Co., Pachmarhi, Central Province, India. B. 12 April 1904, Pietermaritzburg, S. Africa. Ed.: Bickerton House School, Southport; pupil Wolseley Motors, Birmingham. Car.: 4 years Man. Wolseley, Indian Depot, Bombay; 3 years with Ford of India, as supt. Bombay and Madras assembly plants. Md. Int.: golf tennis, cricket, sports in general. Pr. A.: Pachmarhi, Central Provinces, India.

BREALEY, Henry Noel, Advt. Manager B.S.A. Cycles, Ltd., Birmingham. B. 2 December 1895, Birmingham. Ed.: Waverley Road Sec. School; apprntcd. James Archdale & Co., Birmingham. Car.: war service R.A.F. 1915/19, commissioned 1917; advt. staff, Machinery, 1920/21; joined B.S.A. Advt. Dept., 1921. Md.: 2 children. Int.: motoring, swimming, Advertising Club of Birmingham. Pr. A.: 89 Solihull Lane, Hall Green. ing, music. Pr. A.: " Abbeyholme," Huntingdon Valley, Penna, U.S.A.

BRIERLEY, William, Man. Commercial Carrying Co., Ltd., Shillong, Assam. B. 9 March 188o, Stockport, Cheshire. Ed.: Portwood School; Stockport Technical School. Car.: with Furnival & Co., Reddish; India for the past 20 years. Md.: 3 children. Pr. A.: Pinewood Hotel, Shillong, Assam, India. Tel.: Shillong 15.

BRIGGS, Martin Gerald, M.I.M.T., Man. Dir. County Cycle & Motor Co., Ltd., and County Motor Finance Co., Ltd., Birmingham. B. 1896, Moseley, Birmingham. Ed.: Yardley Secondary School, Birmingham. Car.: served in R.F.C. 1914-18. Md.: 1 son. Int.: golf. Pr. A.: 47 Middleton Hall Road, King's Norton, Birmingham. Tel.: King's Norton 1337.

BRISTOW, Frederick George, C.B.E., F.C.I.S., M.Inst.T., A.I.A.E., Sec. C.M.U.A. B. 1885. Car.: Sec., since 1906, to the C.M.U.A.; Sec. to the Motor Transport Employers' Federation; Sec. British Road Federation; Hon. Sec. to the Road Traffic Act Conference; member of National Joint Conciliation Board for the Road Transport Industry; Chr. of the Public Safety Committee and of the Road Safety Committee of the National Safety First Assoc.; British Government repres. on the Permanent International Assoc. of Road Congresses; Joint Sec. to the Joint Industrial Council for the Road Motor Transport Industry, 1919; Hon. Sec. to the Empire Motor Fuels Committee, 1920; a member of many Government Committees, since 1918; author of " The Law of Motor Vehicles," " Important Provisions of the Road Traffic Act, 1930," etc. Int.: golf, tennis.

BRITTEN, Charles Arthur, Pro. C. A. Britten & Co., Renshaw Street, Liverpool. B. August 1896, London. Ed.: Pendleton Grammar School; School of Technology, Manchester; apprntcd Belsize Motors, Manchester. Car.: Navy 1916/19; returned to Belsize Motors and founded parent firm, 1921. Md.: 2 children. Int.: ing, music. Pr. A.: " Abbeyholme," Huntingdon Valley, Penna, U.S.A.

BRIERLEY, William, Man. Commercial Carrying Co., Ltd., Shillong, Assam. B. 9 March 188o, Stockport, Cheshire. Ed.: Portwood School; Stockport Technical School. Car.: with Furnival & Co., Reddish; India for the past 20 years. Md.: 3 children. Pr. A.: Pinewood Hotel, Shillong, Assam, India. Tel.: Shillong 15.

BRIGGS, Martin Gerald, M.I.M.T., Man. Dir. County Cycle & Motor Co., Ltd., and County Motor Finance Co., Ltd., Birmingham. B. 1896, Moseley, Birmingham. Ed.: Yardley Secondary School, Birmingham. Car.: served in R.F.C. 1914-18. Md.: 1 son. Int.: golf. Pr. A.: 47 Middleton Hall Road, King's Norton, Birmingham. Tel.: King's Norton 1337•

BRISTOW, Frederick George, C.B.E., F.C.I.S., M.Inst.T., A.I.A.E., Sec. C.M.U.A. B. 1885. Car.: Sec., since 1906, to the C.M.U.A.; Sec. to the Motor Transport Employers' Federation; Sec. British Road Federation; Hon. Sec. to the Road Traffic Act Conference; member of National Joint Conciliation Board for the Road Transport Industry; Chr. of the Public Safety Committee and of the Road Safety Committee of the National Safety First Assoc.; British Government repres. on the Permanent International Assoc. of Road Congresses; Joint Sec. to the Joint Industrial Council for the Road Motor Transport Industry, 1919; Hon. Sec. to the Empire Motor Fuels Committee, 1920; a member of many Government Committees, since 1918; author of " The Law of Motor Vehicles," " Important Provisions of the Road Traffic Act, 1930," etc. Int.: golf, tennis.

BRITTEN, Charles Arthur, Pro. C. A. Britten & Co., Renshaw Street, Liverpool. B. August 1896, London. Ed.: Pendleton Grammar School; School of Technology, Manchester; apprntcd Belsize Motors, Manchester. Car.: Navy 1916/19; returned to Belsize Motors and founded parent firm, 1921. Md.: 2 children. Int.: golf. Pr. A.: " Gerison," Gwydrin Road, Moseley Hill, Liverpool, 18. Tel.: Wavertree 1687.

BRODIE, Harold Lockley, commercial vehicle Sales Man. Sunbeam Motor Car Co. B. 8 November 1893, Brewood, Staffordshire. Ed.: Brewood Grammar School. Car.: accountant Imperial Bank of Canada; Sales Man. Woodworth Mfg. Co., New York; 12 yrs. with Sunbeam's; War August 1914-September 1919, Belgium & France; Capt. & Adjutant 1st Central Ontario Regt. Md.: I daughter. Int.: swimming, golf, gardening. Pr. A.: Elm Tree Cottage, Showell Lane, Penn, Wolverhampton. Tel.: Wombourne 76.

BROMLEY, Joseph Alfred, A.M.I.E.E., M.I.Auto.E., M.Inst. Transport; Durban Corporation Tramways and Motors, Durban, S.A. B. November 1884, Leeds. Ed.: Leeds Boys' Modern School; Leeds University. Car.: asst. Rolling Stock Sup. Leeds City Tramways; Gen. Man. Keighley Corporation Tramways; Gen. Man. Durban, Natal, S.A. Tramways, 1928. Md.: 1 daughter. Int.: motoring, golf. Pr. A.: 19, Hazel Road, Morningside, Durban, S.A.

BROOK, Reginald Vernon Charlesworth, M.I.A.E., A.M.I.E.E., M.I.I.E., consulting automobile engineer. B. 7 November 1886, Bradford. Ed.: Bradford Grammar School; Bradford Technical School; Birmingham Technical College; apprntcd. Phoenix Dynamo Co., Bradford. Car.: Birmingham Manager Phoenix Dynamo Co. to 1914; R.N.A.S. and R.A.F. till end of War; founder of B'ham. Safety First Council; founder Midand Car Club; Hon. Sec. Caravan Section of the Camping Club of Gt. Britain and Ireland. Int.: motoring, caravanning, camping. Chr. Speedway Control Board. Pr. A.: "Stanmore," 6o St. Bernards Road, Olton, Worcs. Tel.: B'ham Acock's Green 0585.

BROOKE, George Victor, A.M.I.A.E., scientific officer, Engine Experimental Dept., Royal Aircraft Establishment, Farnborough. B. 18 May 1897, Rochdale. Ed.: Man chester Grammar School; Manchester College of Technology; Crossley Motors, Manchester; pupilage with Daimler Co. Car.: with Daimler Company; Royal Aircraft Establishment since 1925. Int.: music, motorcycling, touring. Pr. A.: "Langdale," Oak Road, Farnborough, Hants. Tel.: Aldershot 361, Extension 41.

BROOKE, John Mawdsley, Man. Dir. Brooke Marine Motors, Ltd. B. 18 February 1902, Lowestoft. Ed.: Oundle, Northants. Car.: with Sunbeam Co.; positions in J. W. Brooke & Co. and Brooke Marine Motors. Md.: 1 son. Int.: sailing, shooting, motor-boat racing, rugby football. Pr. A.: Tettenhall, Oulton Broad, Suffolk. Tel.: Oulton Broad 103.

BROOKE, John Walter Mawdsley, J.P., M.I.Mech.E., Dir. Brooke Marine Motors, Ltd. B. August 1875, Lowestoft. Ed.: Dulwich College; 3 years pupil in marine engineering. Car.: Works Manager, Man. Dir., Chr. of J. W. Brooke & Co. Md.: 6 children. Int.: shooting, yachting. Pr. A.: Oulton Hall, Lowestoft. Tel.: 24 Oulton Broad.

BROOKE, Waveney, Boat Yard Man. Brooke Marine Motors, Ltd. B. 19 August 1904, Lowestoft. Ed.: Oundle School. Car.: 3 years J. W. Brooks & Co.; 2 years other marine engineers; Asso. Member Inst. Naval Architects and Asso. Member Inst. British Engineers. Md.: 2 daughters. Int.: shooting, fishing, motor-boat racing, yachting. Pr. A.: Morston House, Corton Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk.

BROOKS, Walter Tom, A.M.I.A.E., A.M.I.M.E., Planning and Equipment Engineer, Morris Commercial Cars, Ltd., Birmingham. B. 12 July 1898, London. Ed.: Aske's Hampstead School; Northampton Institute, London; apprntcd. Gwynnes, Ltd., Hammersmith. Car.: designer at Gwynnes. Chief of planning dept.,; io years Morris Commercial Cars. Md.: I son. Int.: camping, swimming, tennis. Pr. A.: Hartland, 288, Harborne Park Road, Harborne, Birmingham. Tel.: Harborne 3010.

BROWETT, Henry A., A.M.I.E.E., F.I.M.T., Man. Dir. H. A. Browett & Co., Ltd., Leicester; Man. Dir. Blands, Ltd. B. 29 June 1886, Sth. Wigston, Leicester. Ed.: Wyggeston School, Leicester; Technical School, Leicester; Armstrong College, Newcastle; apprntcd. Mason & Brown, electrical engineers, Leicester, also Newcastleon-Tyne Electrical Co. Car.: Dis-trict Engineer Newcastle-on-Tyne Elec trical Co., Newcastle; 1912 founded present firm. Md.: 2 children. Int.: golf, tennis, billiards, aeronautics, motors. Pr. A.: Five Gables, Stoughton Rd., Leicester. Tel.: Leicester 77748.

BROWN, David, Man. Dir. David Brown & Sons (Huddfd.), Ltd., Park Works, Lockwood. Dir. P. R. Jackson & Co. B. 1904, Huddersfield. Ed.: Rossall Schools; apprntcd. David Brown & Sons, 1921. Car.: occupied various positions in works and office; joined Board 20 November 1929; made Man. Dir. August 1932. Md.: 2 children. Int.: motor racing, hunting, Convalescent Fund, Sports Club, industrial psychology. Pr. A. Park Cottage, Lockwood, Huddersfield. Tel.: Huddersfield 3095.

BROWN, Donald, M.I.Mech.E., M.E.A.E., Pro. Winlaton Sheet Metal Co., Winlaton-on-Tyne; Dir. Swass Motor Car Suspension Co. Newcastle. B. 14 June 1877, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Ed.: Armstrongs College. Car.: owner of the late Celtic Engineering Works; inventor of the Thermostatic Steel House and Swass four-point rubber suspension; had first motor-car works in the North; builder of first motorboat in the North. Int.: yachting, motor-boats, aviation. Pr. A.: Roseville, King Edwards Road, N. Heaton, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Tel.: 126 Blaydon-on-Tyne.

BROWN, Ernest, F.I.M.T., Par. Sussex Motors, Hove. B. 21 January, 1881, Gravesend. Ed.: Park House School, Gravesend; City of London School; Pitman's School. Car.: Darracq & Co., 1903 /1911; Rawlinson Hudson & Co. (Hudson car distrs.), 1911/15, Sec. and Man.; 1916/19 R.F.C. and R.A.F. (Capt.); 1919/23 Sizaire Berwick, Ltd. (Salesman and then Sales Man.); 1923 in business on own account and joined present firm. Md.: 4 boys. Int.: bowls, gardening tennis, motoring matters generally. Pr. A.: Bishops Prior, Bishops Road, Hove, Sussex. Tel.: Preston 3602.

BROWN, Francis Edwin, Chr. and Gov. Dir. David Brown & Sons (Huddfd.), Ltd. B. 1873, Huddersfield. Ed.: Mellor's Academy; apprntcd. David Brown & Sons, in 1888; went through works. Car.: one of founders of present company. Md.: I son. Int.: Sports Club, Convalescent Fund, horticulture. Pr. A.: Somerfield, Thongsbridge, Huddersfield. Tel.: Holmfirth ioi.

BROWN, Frederic, Dir. Brown Bros., Ltd. B. 31 October 1869. Ed.: Bishop's Stortford College. Car.: joined brothers, the late Albert and Ernest Brown, at the age of 19, in Gt. Eastern St., E.C., and been in the firm ever since; travelled in Europe and the British Colonies for the firm on a number of occasions before War. Md.: 3 sons. Int.: shooting, golfing, motoring. Pr. A.: 6 Branscombe Gardens, Winchmore Hill, London, N.21.

BROWN, Joliffe John, Man. Dir. Jones Bros. (Bangor), Ltd., Bangor. B. 28 May 1882, Reigate, Surrey. Ed.: University College School, Reigate; trained Regent Street Polytechnic; apprntcd. 1898 with G. & J. Smith of Tunbridge Wells, a pioneer firm of the motor industry; with Morgan & Co., motor-body builders, Leighton Buzzard; 1904 at Regent Street Polytechnic, gained Hooper scholarship; from 1906 to 1914 chief draughtsman with Hooper & Co., St. James' St.; 1915 purchased business of Jones Bros., Bangor, and in 1922 converted into company. Md.: 2 sons. Int.: camping, swimming, skating, Rotary Community service. Pr. A.: Ty'n Eithin, Bangor, N. Wales. Tel.: Bangor 9303.

BROWN, Reginald Ernest, Dir. Duple Bodies & Motors, Ltd., Lon don. B. 1902, Fulham. Ed.: Battersea Grammar School. Car.: trained engineering and coachbuilding. Md.: 1 child. Int.: motoring, wireless. Pr. A.: Kenton, Middx. Tel.: Wordsworth 2942.

BROWN, Walter Ernest, Dir. Duple Bodies & Motors, Ltd., London. B. 1868. Ed.: Oxford. Car.: founder of Strachen & Brown, Ltd. Md.: 4 children. Int.: gardening, motoring. Pr. A.: Hatch End, Middx.

BROWNE, Lt. - Col. Tom B., O.B.E., M.I.Mech.E., M.I.A.E., F.I.P.A., consulting auto. eng. and Chr. T. B. Browne, Ltd. B. 15 July, 1873, London. Ed.: University College School, London; King's College, London; pupil New & Mayne, Ltd., Woking. Car.: Man. Dir. of James & Browne, Ltd., 1896/1912; responsible for design of J. & B. cars; Pres. I.A.E., 1912/13; one of founder members I.A.E., and on council for 21 yrs.; served R.A.S.C., M.T., August 1914 to April 1920; Transport Adviser H.M. Defence Force 1920; Chief Transport Eng. in Hyde Park during great strike; Transport Adviser Imperial War Graves Commission since 1920; won Silver Cup in the 1,000-mile trial in 1900 with 6 h.p. Panhard. Committee member of the R.A.C. since 1898. Md.: 2 sons. Int.: riding, ski-ing, fencing, shooting, motoring. Pr. A.: 16 Eresby House, Rutland Gate, S.W.7.

BRUDENELL, Cyril Bruce, Man. Commercial Users' Dept., Tecalemit, Ltd. B. 1894, London. Ed.: Bournemouth Technical School. Car.: chief rep. Charles Binks, Ltd.; wholesale man. A.C. Sphinx Sparking Plug Co.; last io years with Tecalemit. Md.: Int.: automotive sports, aeronautics, motor-boating, work. Pr. A.: 3 Park Chase, Wembley Park. Tel.: Wembley Mdx. 1961.

BRUNNER, Christopher Tatham, M.A., Man. Statistical Dept. Shell-Mex and B.P., Ltd. B. 1902, Radcliffe-on-Trent, Notts. Ed.: Nottingham High School; Manchester University (Department of Economics). Car.: 1924/26 Metropolitan Railway, General Manager's Office; 1926 joined Shell-Mex, Assistant General Manager's Dept., subsequently organising Statistical Dept.; publications include "The Problem of Motor Transport," 1928, "Road versus Rail," 1929, "The Problem of Oil," 1930. Md. Int.: reading, motoring, International Students' Club. Pr. A.: 35 Coram Street, London, W.C.I. Tel.: Terminus 4618.

BRUNTON, John Mair, Final Test and Inspection dept. of Guy Motors, Ltd. B. 8 August 1899, Sheffield. Ed.: Bradford Grammar School; Coleshill Grammar School; University College, Nottingham. Car.: 1917/19 pilot R.F.C.; 1919/22 University College, Nottingham; 1922/26 Road Motor Dept., L. M. & S. Rly.; 1926 with Guy Motors. Md. Int.: swimming, golf. Pr. A.: 3 Queensboro' Gardens, The Scotland, Wolverhampton.

BRYANT, John Arthur Leslie, Dir. and Sales Man., South London Motors, Ltd., London. B. 13 February, 1896, Wolverhampton. Ed.: Marling School, Stroud, Glos. Car.: after short service with provincial firm, joined Singer & Co., as salesman in London; war service; joined present firm in 1926 R.P. Petty's first salesman. Md. Int.: building up of business with golf as comic relief. Pr. A.: Cotsmoor, Banstead Road, South, Sutton, Surrey. Tel.: Sutton 2052.

BRYANT, John Newton, Man. Dir. John Bryant & Sons, Ltd., Birmingham. B. 20 December, 1881, Bromsgrove. Ed.: Bromsgrove: com-menced in carriage builders' business with his father; started motor business 1907; took over Wolseley distributorship in B'ham. 1918; served 16 years Bromsgrove U.D.C., 3 years as ch.; served France for 3 years with M. Transport, Rank, Lt.; Vice-chr. local branch of British Legion. Md.: 3 children. Int.: golf, Old Worcestershire County Hockey. Pr. A.: Engleberg, College Road, Bromsgrove. Tel.: Bromsgrove 154.

BRYANT, Kenneth Newell, Sec. South London Motors, Ltd., Streatham High Road, S.W., and branches. B. 1903, Stroud, Glos. Ed.: Marling School, Stroud; exams. London Association of Accountants; Inst. Cost and Works Accountants. Car.: 192o/28 Chief Accountant's office, Gt. Western Rly.; 1928 to date present position. Int.: hockey. Pr. A.: 82 Mexfield Road, S.W.15.

BRYHAM, Arthur Lonsdale, joint pro. with brother (Wm. Bryham) of Atkinson & Griffin, Kendal. B. 2 January, 188o, Wigan. Ed.: Sedbergh School; pupil Walker Bros. (Wigan), Ltd., 6 years; 5 years with Dick Kerr & Co. Car.: present position 22 years; war service 19141918, Military Cross & Mention. Int.: golf, tennis. Pr. A.: Parkside House, Kendal. Tel.: Kendal 303.

BUCKLEY, James Harold, Gen. Man. Oldham Motor Co., Ltd., Oldham. B. 21 October 1884, Bardsley, nr. Oldham. Ed.: Ashton-u-Lyne; Oldham Technical School; apprntcd. Platt Bros. & Co., Oldham; with Oldham Motor Co. since 1909. Md.: 3 children. Int.: golf, bowls. Pr. A.: 6, Newport Street, Oldham. Tel.: Main 3401.

BULLEN, Thomas Francis, A.M.I.A.E., Squad. Leader R.A.F., retired. B. 17 January 1887, Hammersmith Ed.: Latymer Upper School, Hammersmith; apprntcd. J. I. Thornycroft & Co. Car.: India and Turkey, motor and marine engineering; 21 years engineer Officer in R.A.F. Md.: 2 children. Int.: experimental work on high pressure steam generators. Pr. A.: Cressy Cottage, off Guildford Road, Ash, Surrey.

BULLOCK, Richard Launcelot, Dir. Edward Joy & Sons, Ltd., Filtrate Works, Leeds. B. 8 April 1871, Barrow-on-Humber. Ed.: King's School, Canterbury. Car.: Yorkshire College Engineering course; with Greenwood & Batley, Ltd.; joined 1st West Yorks Artillery Volunteer 1892; rejoined 1914 and served in France and Belgium. Retired Major 1919, Territorial Decoration D.S.O., Dispatches. Int.: County Commissioner Boy Scouts Association; research. Pr. A.: 32, Moor Road, Headingley, Leeds. Tel.: Leeds 51202.

BULLOCK, William Edmund, son of W. E. Bullock, Dir. and Gen. Man. Singer & Co., Ltd., Coventry. B. 27 September 1902, Coventry. Ed.: Solihull and Malvern College; workshop training at Singer & Co., 19201925. Car.: progress with Singer & Co. Md.: 1 son. Int.: cricket, tennis, model engineering. Pr. A.: Brueton House, Solihull, Warwick.

BULLOCK, William Edward, M.I.Mech.E., Chr. and Man. Dir. Singer & Co., Ltd., Coventry. B. 14 March 1877, Handsworth, Staffs. Ed.: privately; trained as engineer; member of I.M.E. since 1907. Car.: from 1898 to 1908; Man. Coventry Ordnance Works making all kinds of guns and armaments; 1909 to present date with Singer & Co. Md.: 1 son, daughter. Pr. A.: "Lulworth," Warwick Avenue, Coventry.

BURCHER, Derick, F. I .M.T., Man. Dir. Tenbury Baths Co., Ltd., Kidderminster. B. 1894, Hartlebury, nr. Kidderminster. Ed.: Bruges, Belgium. Car.: pupil Sunbeam Co., and Wolseley Motors; gazetted Worcester Regt.; T.F. August 4 1914; permanent Regular Commission R.A.S.C. for Service in France; served with M.T. Mesopotamia, India, Aden, Egypt, Italy; Mechanical Transport Technical Adviser, General Staff H.Q. Aldershot Command; Chairman West MidDivision M.A.A. 1933. Md.: Int.: motor racing. Pr. A.: "Meridor," 67 Comberton Road, Kidderminster. Tel.: Kidderminster 711-712.

BURFORD, Henry George, M.I.Mech.E., M.I.A.E., S.A.E., Dir. Lionel Le Sueur & Co., London; Dir. Societe Fraford, Paris; Dir. Peters Aircraft Co., London; Dir. Spiral Spindle Co., London. B.: September 1867, South Petherton, Somerset. Ed.: South Petherton; apprntcd. firm of general engineers; pioneer of motor industry; Dir. Burford Van Toll, Ltd; Dir. Milnes Daimler, Ltd.; Gen. Man. Humber, Ltd.; Gov. Dir. H. G. Burford & Co. Md.: 2 daughters, r son. Int.: golf, engineering, standardisation; life member R.A.C. Committee. Pr. A.: 6 Rue Lavoisier, Paris.

BURGESS, Frederick, Pro. Burgess & Garfield, Birmingham. B. 1888, Birmingham. Ed.: Birmingham; apprntcd. Calthorpe Motor Works. Car.: winner of the Bennett Cup 19o9; first British car to finish in the " Coup de Voiturettes " 1911; holder of the fastest time, Caerphilly Hill Climb, 1913; numerous wins at Broolands 1909 to 1913; Grand Prix driver 1909 to 1912. Md.: 2 daughters. Int.: golf, motor racing. Pr. A.: Warwick Road, Solihull. Tel.: Solihull 0595.

BURGESS, Thomas Martin, Gen. Man. W. H. M. Burgess, Caxton Street, Westminster, S.W. B. September 1898, South Norwood, London. Ed.: Merchant Taylors School; with C.A.V., Ltd.; 1916 enlisted as despatch rider R.A.S.C.; served in France and Cologne 1917 to 1919; appt. man. present firm in 1926. Md.: 1 son. Int.: carburation in internal combustion engines; golf. Pr. A.: Fyvie Villa, Bassett Road, Bognor, Sussex.

BURKETT, George Thomas William, A.M.I. Mech. I., M.I.A.E., service man. Appleyard of Leeds, Ltd., Leeds. B. June 16 1896, Warrigul, Australia. Ed.: Victoria, Australia. Car.: tech. and commercial training, with Lanchester & Standard companies. Md.: r child. Int.: golf. Pr. A.: 26 West Park Avenue, Roundhay, Leeds. Tel.: Leeds 61909.

BURNETT, Donovan, M.C., F.I.M.T., Par. Burnett & Co., Hoylake, Cheshire. B. July 1892, Liverpool. Ed.: Bristol Grammar School; Whitgift, Croydon. Car.: 1910 joined Ford Co.; 1914 enlisted Cheshire Regt.; served in France (Capt.); awarded M.C.; 192o to date with present firm; 1931 Chairman W. Lancs. Div. I.M.T.; 1932 Chairman West Lancs. M.T.A. Md.: 2 sons. Int.: riding (equestrian), all sports, trade associations work, Rotary. Pr. A.: i Avondale Road, Hoylake, Cheshire. Tel.: Hoylake 421.

BURNEY, Cecil Stanley, A.M.I.A.E., Dir. and founder of Veteran Cars, Ltd. B. 2 June 1884, Cookham Dean, Berks. Ed.: Rugby School; University College, London; pupil at Willans & Robinson, Rugby in 1903. Car.: various interests in motor trade, including joint founder with E. A. Burney of Burney & Blackburn, Ltd.; motor cycle and car competition work from 1907; motorist since 1902; one of originators of Veteran Car Club; founder of Association of Pioneer Motor Cyclists; one of winning team in 1932 Pioneer run to Brighton; several successes in LondonBrighton Veteran Car run; gained Pilots' "A" license and gliding "A" license after aetat 45. Int.: fishing, photography, flying, music cycling. Pr. A.: Crown Cottage, New Haw, Addlestone. Tel.: Weybridge 742.

BURRIDGE, William, M.B., Pro. Burridge's Motor Works, Chippenham. B. 25 May 1890, Goodleigh, N. Devon. Ed.: Devon County School, N. Devon. Car.: commenced business as present firm in 1913 at Chippenham, purchasing Chippenham Motor Works. Md.: daughter. Int.: Capt. Wilts County Golf Union for past 3 years; Vice Pres. South Western Counties Golf Assoc.; Pres. Chippenham Chamber of Commerce; Vice Chn. Chippenham Horticultural and Horse Society. Pr. A.: Ivy Park House, Chippenham. Tel.: 91.

BURTON, John Denis, B.Sc., A.C.G.I., A.M.I.Mech.E., Dir. London Car Exchange, Ltd., Conduit Street, W. B. 22 March 1902, London. Ed.: Mill Hill School; City and Guilds Engineering College; University of London; 1919, Gwynnes, Ltd. Car.: 1922 Chief Tech. Assist. Leopold Ward Co.; experimental engineers; 1925 with Walker, Croseller & Co.; 1927 with Pass & Joyce, Ltd.; 1930 Bentley Motors. Ltd.; 1931 joined present firm. Md.: 1 daughter. Int.: Rugby football, engineering research. Pr. A.: " Sunnyside," The Green way, Old Southgate, N. Tel.: Palmers Green 2318.

BURTON, Percy George, M.I.A.E., automobile consulting engineer. B. May 1876, London. Ed.: United Westminster Schools; apprntcd. to general engineering. Car.: pioneer motorist; member of circle of igth Century Motorists; Capt. R.A.F. during War; practising as insurance consulting engineer. Md.: i daughter. Int.: gardening, dancing. Pr. A.: 34 York Avenue, Hove, Sussex. Tel.: Hove 2546.

BUSSEY, Alexander, M.I.M.T., Dir. and Sec. Bussey & Sabberton Bros., Ltd., Palace Street, Norwich. B. 25 December 1893, Norwich. Ed.: City of Norwich School; Queens College, Cambridge. Car.: joined Norfolk Regt. 1915; transferred to Tank Corps, and served in France; joined present firm at armistice. ./nt.: Boy Scouts (Group Scoutmaster, 2nd Norwich Scout Group 1912 to date; Assistant County Commissioner for Rover Scouts). Pr. A.: Stoke Holy Cross, Norwich. Tel.: Framingham Earl 19.

BUSSEY, Charles Reginald, M.I.M.T., Man. Dir. Bussey & Sabberton Bros., Ltd., Norwich. B. March 1888, Norwich. Ed.: Commercial School, Norwich; trained with J. Hum, Norwich. Car.: par. in Dowe & Bussey; founded Payne, Bussey & Co., as motor engineers in 1911; amalgamated with Sabberton Bros.; 1915 as Bussey & Sabberton; formed company 1922; Md.: 1 daughter. Int.: tennis, shooting, gardening. Pr. A.: Stoke Holy Cross, Norwich. Tel.: Framingham Earl 19.

BUSSY, Roger M., A.M.I.A.E., F.M.S.A.E., Supt., Central Repair Depot, Anglo-Persian Oil Co. B. 15 May 1904, London. Ed.: Cardinal Vaughan School, Kensington; Battersea Polytechnic; apprntcd. 1926/28 to Scammell Lorries, Ltd. Car.: 1924/26 engineer at Grierson, Ltd., London; January 1928 joined A.D. O.C. Int.: all games. Pr. A.: Anglo-Persian Oil Co., Abadan, Persian Gulf.

BUTCHER, George Henry, M.B.E., M.I.M.T., Man. Dir. James Fryer, Ltd., Hereford, since 1918; Dir. Moore Carbonising Co., Queens Ferry; Dir. Stellite, Ltd. B. February 1875, Broadway, Worcestershire. Ed.: Cirencester. Car.: cycle agent until 1898; motor agent at Ross from that date; joined Mr. James Fryer in 1908 at Hereford (firm estd. 1899). Widower: 3 sons, 3 daughters. Int.: golf, ski-ing, architecture, poetry, painting,. Pr. A.: Delamere, Bodenham Road, Hereford. Tel.: Hereford 2121.

BUTLER, Percy, Man. Dir. Bowmaker, Ltd., Bournemouth. B. 14 November 1880, Reading. Ed.: Westminster; apprntcd. pawnbrokers and diamond merchants. Car.: motor insurance broker in Manchester for 20 years; then Gen. Agency Man. for Motor Union Insurance Co. Md.: 3 sons, 3 daughters. Int.: fishing, golf. Pr. A.: " Cherry Garth," Southbourne, Hants. Tel.: Southbourne 118.


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