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MABEY, Charles Thorold, London Man. David Moseley & Sons, Ltd., Kingston-on-Thames. B.: 31 December 1873. Ed.: Whitgift School, Croydon. Car.: Started in 1890 with North British Rubber Co., and remained with them to 1904; appt. London Man. David Moseley & Sons on January r, 1905 and with them ever since; Vice-Pres. S.M.M.T. 1933/34; Chr. of the Pneumatic Tyre Committee. Widower: 3 children. Int.: Sec. Automobile Golfing Society and O.W. Golfing Society; played cricket for Croydon and Rugby for Streatham. Pr. A.: 45 Old Lodge Lane, Purley, Surrey. Tel: Purley 1788.
MACBETH, Colin, consulting mech. engineer specialising in rubber components. B. 3 December i88o, Bolton. Ed.: Bolton; Hanover; apprentcd. J. & E. Wood, Bolton. Car.: Asst. Wks. Man. Mat her & Platt; Asst. Chief Eng. Atlas Engine Works, Indianapolis; Sal. Man. Wood Milne, Ltd.; Works Man Dunlop Rubber Co.; Experimental Eng. Dunlop Rubber Co. Md.: 2 children. Pr. A.: Dunsinnan, Ladywood Road, Four Oaks, Warwickshire. Tel: Central 2621 Birmingham.
MACDONALD, Alexander Craig, B.Sc., A.M.I.A.E., Chief Metallurgist Albion Motors, Ltd., Glasgow. B. ro April 1904, Glasgow. Ed.: Shawlands Academy; Glasgow University; degree in Applied Chemistry at Glasgow. Car.: employed throughout by Albion Motors. Int.: golf, politics. Pr. A.: " Maxholm," Dundonald Road, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire.
MACDONALD, George, B.Sc., A.M.Inst.C.E., M.I.A.E., Dir. Halley Motors, Ltd., Glasgow. B. Armadale, Linlithgowshire. Ed.: Royal High School, Edinburgh; Edinburgh University; Heriot Watt College, Edinburgh; Royal Technical College, Glasgow. Car.: with Jas. Bertram & Sons, Ltd., Edinburgh; District Eng. Caledonian Railway, Edinburgh; Balfour Beatty & Co., London; 1913/1914 Experimental and Research Dept., Halley's Industrial Motors; 1914/1917 Mech. Transport Depot, Avonmouth—Lieut. R.E.; 1917 to date with Halley's. Md.: 2 sons. Int.: technical institutions, metallurgy, internal combustion engine development, golf. Pr. A.: 3 Borden Road, Jordanhill, Glasgow, W.3.
MACDONALD, James Hector, A.M.I.Mech.E., A.M.I.A.E., Chief Eng. Standard Vacuum Oil Co., Calcutta, India. B. 23 August 1897, Portsmouth. Ed.: Portsmouth; apprntcd. Portsmouth Dockyard; Whitworth Scholarship 1919; City of Guilds Engineering College, London, 19191921 obtained A.C.G.I. and B.Sc. (London), with 1st Class Honours; Research Work at University of Birmingham on internal combustion engine; Engineer, Dundee Corporation Power House; joined Vacuum Co., 1926. Md. Int.: tennis, Badminton, swimming, music, motoring.
MACKENZE, Thomas, Dir. and Sec. Vauxhall Motors, Ltd., Luton. B. 1 June 1887, Dundee, Scotland. Ed.: Dundee High School. Car.: member Institute of Chartered Accountants and Actuaries, Glasgow; joined Vauxhall as Sec. July, 1914; appt. Dir. February, 1932. Md.: no family. Int.: golf, bowls, Luton Rotary Club. Pr. A. Hart Hill Crest, Luton, Beds. Tel.: Luton 563.
MACLACHLAN, Alain Norman Latham, Man. Dir. Cresta Motor Co., Ltd., Worthing. B. 7 Oct. 1905, Largs, Ayrshire. Ed.: Loretto School; New College, Oxford; pupil at J.I. Thornycroft & Co. Car.: Assist. Tec. rep. S. Africa 1929-31 for Thornycroft; in charge Exptl. Dept., 1931-32; designer 1932-33. int.: motor racing, ski-ing, photography. Pr. A.: at 32 Braham Gardens, S.W.
MACLEAN, Archibald, late Dir. Anglo-American Oil Co., Ltd. B. 1868, Greenock, Scotland. Ed. Greenock; Edinburgh; apprntcd. shipowners and broker's office in Greenock. Car.: joined Anglo-American Oil Co., 1890; Member, Port of London Authority; on Executive Council Chamber of Shipping of the U.K., Shipping Federation, London General Shipowners' Assocn.; on Committee of Britannia Steam Ship Insurance Association. Md.: i son, 2 daughters. Int.: golf, motoring. Pr. A.: 28 Queen's Gate Gardens, London, S.W. Tel.: Western 2792.
MACVITIE, Arthur Linnell, Pro. Rothwell and Milbourne, Central Garage and Cowleigh Garage, Malvern. B. 20 December 1895, Maney, Sutton Coldfield. Ed.: Bishop Veseys Grammar School, Sutton Coldfield. Car.: previous to buying present business in May, 1926, district Supt. for Worcester and District for 7i years with ShellA/Iex, Ltd. Md.: 1 son. Int.: tennis, walking, cruising, billiards. Pr. A. " Selhurst," Cowleigh Road, Malvern, Worcs. Tel.: 301 Malvern.
MAIN, Thomas, Pro. T. Main & Co., Leamington. B. II January 1868, Loughborough, Leicestershire. Ed.: Loughborough; trained with Nottingham Manufacturing Co. Car.: commenced in cycle business at Leamington in 1893, and in the motor business about 1902. Md.: 1 daughter, 3 sons. Int.: public work, music, golf. Pr. A.: 2 Eastnor Grove, Leamington Spa. Tel. Leamington 638.
MAKINS, Capt. Arthur Dayer, D.F.C., F.R.G.S., F.I.M.T., Dir. Brighton Racing Co., Dir. Importer Protection Assoc., Dir. Air Tours Ltd. B. 4 December 1888. Ed.: London University; Apprntcd. Henry Walker & Sons. Car.: overseas Westminster Dragoons, August, 1914; joined the R.F.C.; awarded D.F.C.; twice mentioned in despatches; associated for 25 years with A. Huntley Walker in all his business affairs; Dir. W. & G. Du Cros; Gen. Sales Man. Clement Talbot Co.; founder member of the Motor Boat Assoc. 6 years on Council of S.M.M. & T. Int.: yachting, winter sports, collector of rare books and first editions. Pr. A.: 15 Dryden Chambers, 119 Oxford St., W., and Little Ham, Ramsdell, N . Basingstoke, Hants.
MALHAM, William, A.M.I.A.E., bodybuilding Man. G. Scammell Nephew, Ltd., Fashion Street, E. B. 1882, London. Ed. Peckham High School; Borough Polytechnic; Tech. Certificate of City of London Guilds; Honours Silver Medallist; apprntcd. in father's business. Car.: with J. Liversedge & Sons, as rep. and assist war service in France as Company Q.M. Serg., with Royal Welsh Fusiliers; 7 years as Man. of body-building Dept. at Scammell's. Md.: i child. Int.: rifle shooting, both open and miniature ranges, gardening. Pr. A.: 39A, Le May Avenue, Grove Park, S.F.
MALLALIEU, John E., A.M.I.E.E., M.Inst. T., F.I.M.T., Man. Dir. Brown & Mallalieu, Ltd. Blackpool. B. 20 May 188o, York. Ed. Rishworth School. Car.: with Blackpool Corporation Electricity Works; erecting engineer Dick Kerr & Co., England and Burma; chief electrical engineer, City of Mandalay; Man. Dir., Jackson Bros., Blackpool; ex-chr. East Lancs. Div. of M.A.A. Md. Int.: motor boating. Pr. A.: Metropole Chambers, Blackpool. Tel.: Blackpool 3030.
MALLETT, Cyril Walter, A.M.I.A.E., Branch Works Supt., Simms Motor Units, Ltd., Belfast. B. 17 Oct. 1902, Stamford, Lincs. Ed.: Acland Central School, London; Regent St. Polytechnic; Merchant Venturers' College, Bristol; matriculated at London University; City and Guilds P.O. Exam. in Magnetism and Electricity. Car.: experience on electrical repair work in London and Bristol, Toronto, Belfast. Md. Int. motoring, gardening. Pr. A.: 9 Belmont Place, Belfast.
MANBY COLEGRAVE, Gerard Francis Anthony, Dir. Squire Motors, Ltd., and The Squire Car Mfg. Co., Ltd., Henley, Oxon. B. 16 February 1912, Caldwell Hall, Nuneaton. Ed.: Downside School, near Bath; apprntcd. 2 years to Squire Motors. Car.: driven in numerous motor races at Brooklands and elsewhere; gained 3rd in British Empire Trophy, 1933, and 6th in Ulster T.T. 1933.: flying, motor racing, sport in general. Pr. A.: Bourton Hill House, Moreton in Marsh, Glos. Tel.: Bluckley 49, or Henley 352.
MANINGTON, Frederick Charles, Par., Chatham Motor Co., Chatham. B. 16 May 1884, Chatham. Ed.: St. Paul's School and private tutor; commercial training under private tutor. Car.: served time with motor engineering firm; served in France with R.A.S.C., 1914-19; started business on own account 1919-1924, took over present business with partner, March, 1924. M.T.A. and M.A.A. Councillor 193o-1934. Md.: 1 daughter. Int. tennis, bowls. Pr. A.: 73 Boundary Road, Chatham. Tel.: Chatham 3152.
MANN, Gerald Noel Cornwallis, M.B.E., Man. Dir., Mann. Egerton & Co., Ltd., Norwich, London, Ipswich, Lowestoft, Bury St. Edmunds. B. 1872, Cornwall. Ed.: Marlborough; Trinity College, Oxford; pupil at Brush Electrical Eng. Co., Loughborough. Car.: founded firm Mann, Egerton & Co., in 19oo. Md.: 4 children. Int.: tennis, squash, golf. Pr. A.: roo Newmarket Read, Norwich. Tel.: Norwich 3000.
MANSELL, Alfred A., Pro. Port man Garage, Portman News North, W. B. 1872, Hamilton. Ed. Colchester; trained in engineering works 1886-97. Car.: 12 mths. in Germany; 5 years with London engineering firm; 2 years Man. of motor car firm and pro. of Portman Garage since 1906. Md.: 1 son. Int.: athletics. Pr. A.: 26 Portman Mews North, WI. Tel.: Welbeck 4732.
MANSFIELD, Arthur Wilfred, A.M.I., A.E., Dir. Mansfields, Ltd., Eastbourne. B. 6 May 1883, Forest Gate, London. Ed.: East London Technical College; apprntcd. Electrical Power Storage Co. Car.: Assist. Electrical Dept., West Ham Corporation; Man. East Motors, Ltd.; Gen. Man and Dir., Caffyns, Ltd.; Dir. of Mansfields, Ltd. Md.: I son, 2 daughters. hit.: motoring, travel, walking. Pr. A.: 36 Northiam Road, Eastbourne. Tel.: Eastbourne 3003.
MANTLE, Frank Mitchell, Man. Dir. Mantle & Boarland, Ltd., Daimler House, Leicester. B. 1891, Highfield House, Leicester. Ed.: Leys School, Cambridge. Car.: 1910 joined W. & A. Bates, Ltd., Leicester; 1923-4, visited India and Far East; passed through Inns of Court Cadet School and gazetted to 4th Bt. Leicester Regt., 1916; served in France 1916-18: now Major, 2nd in Command, 4th Batt. Leicestershire Regt. Int.: Service in the Territorial Army. Pr. A.: Hunt's Hill, Newton Linford, Leicester. Tel.: Leicester 58167.
MARCH, Earl of, Frederick Charles Gordon-Lennox, Chr. Kevill-Davies & March, Ltd., London. B. 2 Feb. 1904. Ed.: Eton; Christ Church, Oxford; apprntcd. Bentley Motors, Ltd. Car.: in Sales Dept., at Bentley Motors. Md.: 2 sons. Int.: motor racing, shooting. Pr. A.: 12 Norfolk Crescent, W.2. Tel.: Paddington 1882.
MARENDAZ, Donald Marcus Kelway, Chr. and Man. Dir. Marendaz Special Cars, Ltd., London. B. 1897, Port Talbot. Ed.: Monmouth Grammar School. Car.: Assist. Supt. Armstrong Siddeley; Service Pilot France; Test Pilot R.F.C.; Works Man. to T. J. John, Ltd., Coventry; Dir. 1922-26, Midland Aero Club; secured over 6o international records, including three 24 hour records; winner of many races and runner-up to British champion racing driver, 1929. Md. Int.: automobile, aeronautical engineering. Pr. A.: Maidenhead. Tel.: Maidenhead 600.
MARPLES, Stephen Arnold, A.M.I.Mech.E., M.I.A.E., pro. of R. M. Marples & Son. B. 1873, London. Ed.: University College, School; apprntcd. general and marine engineers. Car.: 2 yrs. design and commercial experience; 1 yr. travelling U.S.A. and Canada studying American methods; commercial and tech. man. posts, London and Continent; established as consulting engineer, London, 1904; war service with R.G.A. (Capt.); 1917 in Air Ministry in charge of Progress and Production Dept., aeroplane engines; 1919, member of Ministry of Munitions' Committee for Surplus War Material. Md.: 4 sons. Int.: rock climbing, golf, tennis, music. Pr. A. " Norton," Chipstead, Surrey.
MARROWS, Cyril D., of Marrows & Angell, 18 St. Margaret's Green, Ipswich. B. August 18, 1891, Caistor Lincs. Ed.: De Aston Grammar School, Market Rasen Grammar School, Caistor. Car.: schoolmaster to 1915; war service 1915-19, R.E.; garage pro. since. Widower. Int.: motoring; Chr. Ipswich Motor Cycle & Car Club, also Eastern Centre, A.C.U. Pr. A. 77 Constable Road, Ipswich. Tel.: Ipswich 2381.
MARSDEN, Walter Hubert, Man. and Dir. W. Marsden & Sons (Leeds) Ltd., Leeds. B. 23 April 1897, Leeds. Ed.: Leeds Boys' Modern School; technical training; apprntcd. general and motor engineering to 1915. Car.: 3f yrs. in R.N.A.S. and R.A.F.; started own business in 1920 Past Chr. Leeds Section M.T.A., and also Central Committee of the Motor Cycle Dealers' Section of M.A.A. Md.: 3 children. Pr. A.: Holme House, Bramhope, nr. Leeds. Tel.: Headingley 51615.
MARSHALL, Ernest, Man. and Dir. General Motor Co. (Oldham) Ltd., Priory Street, Oldham. B. 16 June 1889. Ed.: Manchester Grammar School. Car.: 3 yrs. with Buick Co.; Aug. 1914 to June 1919, with Canadian Infantry; 1920 to present date, Man. present business. Md.: i son, daughter. Int.: various. Pr. A.: 925 Oldham Road, Rochdale. Tel.: Rochdale 3717.
MARSHALL, John, Dir. and Sec. Christopher Dodson (193o) Ltd., and Montreal Motor Co., Ltd., London. B. 21 March 1889. Ed.: L.C.C. School; L.C.C. Evening Classes. Car.: started work at 14, and after varied career for 3 years, entered employment of Christopher Dodson as clerk in May, 1906; sec. in 1919 and retained that position until 193o; July, 193o, appointed Sec. and Dir. of Christopher Dodson (193o) Ltd., and in 1932 appt. Dir. and Sec. of Montreal Motor Co. Md.: 3 sons. Int.: home life. Pr. A.: 14 Park Avenue, Willesden Green, N.W. Tel.: Willesden 5710.
MARSHALL, Sydney Gordon, Sales Adviser to Man. Dir. of Riley (Coventry) Ltd. B. 4 May 1893, London. Ed.: City of London School. Car.: 1911-13 Sales Dept., Brompton Motor Co.; 1913-14, Sales Man. Mathis Concessionaries, Ltd.; 1914-19, Capt. R.A.S.C. (M.T.); 1919-24, Sales Dir. Leverett Kearton Co., Ltd.; 1924-28, Sales Man. Riley (Coventry) Ltd.; 1929, Sales Man. Lea & Francis, Ltd.; 1929-32, Gen. Man. P. Morgan & Co., Southend; 1932 appt. present position. Md. Int.: business. Pr. A.: Castle Hill, Warwick.
MARTIN, Ernest, Man. Dir. Cedos Saunders Engineering Co., Northampton; Dir. E. Martin (Engineers) Ltd. B. London. Ed.: Clifton. Car.: commission R.A.F. 1926; garage proprietor 1931; present firm 1933 drove in most big races at Brooklands, first Austin, later Riley, 1928-31; first I,Ioo c.c. car in 500-mile race, 1929. Int.: golf, riding. Pr. A.: 8 Smyrna Mansions, N.W. Tel.: Maida Vale 2345.
MARTIN, John Charles Henry, Man. Dir. J. C. H. Martin, Ltd., Lewes and Crowborough, and J. Martin (1914), Ltd., Windsor. B. Io March 1873, Windsor. Ed.: Old British School. Car.: with G.W.R., Loco. Eng. Depot; with Fullbrook & Co., Slough, 1896; built garage and opened at Seaford 1903; opened at Lewes, 1904; Crowborough, 1907; company founded 1910. Md.: 1 son. Int.: gardening, fishing, botany, stamps. Pr. A.: Lindholme, King Henry's Road, Lewes. Tel.: Lewes 117.
MARTIN, John Fernaly, Man. Dir. Martin Thompson & Clow, Ltd., Manchester. B. 25 April 1899, Didsbury, Manchester. Ed.: Manchester, Manchester College of Technology; apprntcd. Belsize Motors, Ltd., Manchester; enlisted R.F., transferred to R.A.S.C. (Mech., Transport Workshops), served in France; various employment to 1927, when " Victoria Garage " was formed. M.I.M.E. Md. Int.: social. Pr. A.: 32o Upper Brook Street, Manchester 13. Tel.: Rusholme 486o.
MARTIN, Noel, Gen. Man. Renault, Ltd., Seagrave Road, London. B. August 1886, Wainfleet Hall, Lincs. Ed.: Haileybury; apprntcd. Marshall, Sons & Co., Gainsboro', for 4 years. Car.: sea-going engineer; 4 years in U.S.A. in various motor works; 1911/14 Sales Man. of Studebaker; 1914/18 War, Navy and R.F.C.; 1919/24 Maxwell, Gen. Man.; 1924/27 Sales Dir. Chrysler; 1928/31 Man. Dir. Bean Cars, Ltd. Md. Int.: golf. Pr. A.: Wainfleet, Boyle Farm, Thames Ditton, Surrey. Tel.: Emberbrook 1467.
MARTIN, Percy, Chr. Daimler Co., Ltd., Dir. Birmingham Small Arms Co. B. June 19 1871, Columbus, Ohio, U.S.A. Ed.: Ohio State University. Md.: I son, 1 daughter. Pr. A.: The Spring, Kenilworth. Tel.: Kenilworth 67.
MARTINEAU, Francis Leigh, M.I.A.E. B. April 19 1874, Solihul, Warwickshire. Ed.: Solihull School; Masons Science College, now Birmingham University; apprntcd. Piercy & Co., Birmingham. Car.: joined Premier Cycle Co., Coventry, 1895, as draughtsman, became Assist. Works Man.; Chief Designer New Beeston Co., 1896; Experimental Engineer International Motor Syndicate, 1897; par. with T. B. Browne in James & Browne in 1898, designing James & Browne cars till 1905; redesigned Adams Hewitt cars, 1905; joined Pilgrims Way Motor Co., of Farnham, Surrey; designed Pilgrim cars; 1909 started as consultant; served 18 years on I.A.E. Council. Md.: 2 sons, 3 daughters. Int.: archaeological subjects, especially ancient roads. Pr. A.: Bolt Head Hotel, Salcombe, South Devon. Tel.: Salcombe 15.
MATHIAS, Capt. James Stanley, A.M.I.A.E., M.I.M.T., Chief Eng. Guardian Assurance Co., 68 King William Street, E.C. B. 1881, Cardiff. Ed.: private tutor; Swindon Technical; pupil G.W.R. 1897. Car.: motor trade after 1902; Lecturer Regent Street Polytechnic; Eng. Consultant since 1913/27; war service R.N.A.S., R.N.V.R. and R.A.F.; with Guardian Assurance since 1927. Md.: 1 child. Int.: golf, motoring. Pr. A.: 7A Pond Road, Blackheath, S.E.
MATHIESON, Thomas Alastair Sutherland Ogilvie, Assist. Work Man. Alex Mathieson & Sons, Ltd., Glasgow. B. July 25 1908, Glasgow. Ed.: Harrow. Car.: 3 years with J. I. Thornycroft, Basingstoke; with A. Mathieson & Sons since leaving Thornycroft. Int.: motor racing, railways. Pr. A.: I Park Gardens, Glasgow. Tel.: Douglas 4806.
MATRAVERS, Frederick George, M.A., A.M.I.Mech.E., A.M.I.E.E., M.I.A.E., M.I.P.E., Dir. Adamant Engineering Co., Ltd., Luton. B. 1887, London. Ed.: Haileybury; Clare College, Cambridge. Car.: with W. H. Allen, Son & Co., Bedford; Indian rep. for W. H. Allen, Son & Co.; Engineer Lieut.-Cmdr. R.N. 1915 to 1919. Md. Int.: tennis, golf. Pr. A.: Littleover, Moreton Avenue, Harpenden, Herts. Tel.: Hampenden 379.
MAUDE, Major Ronald, O.B.E. Dir. The Car Mart, Ltd., London. B. November 5 1888, Highgate. Ed.: Rugby School; served full appr'ship Car.: formerly London Man. of Austin Motor Co.; Dir. Bean Motor Cars, Ltd.; served in France 1914/18. twice mentioned in despatches. Md.: 1 daughter, 1 son. Int.: tennis. Pr. A.: 9 North Square, Hampstead. Tel.: Speedwell 3700.
MAUDSLAY, Reginald Walter, Chr. and Man. Dir. Standard Motor Co., Coventry. B. September 1 1871. Ed.: Marlborough. Car.: pupil of Sir John Woolfe Barry; Assist. to Sir John Woolfe Barry; founded the Standard Motor Co., 1903; Man. dir. since 1903. Chr. and Man. Dir. since 1914. Pres. S.M.M. & T. 1926--27. Pr. A.: Sherbourne, Nr. Warwick.
MAUGHFLING, John, Dir. and Sec. John I. Thornycroft & Co., Ltd.; Dir. of various associated companies; Dir. Egyptian General Omni bus Co., Ltd. B. 6 October 1873, Wanstead, Essex. Ed.: privately. Car.: as Chartered Accountant; Past-Pres. S.M.M.T.; Council, British Engineers' Association; Council, Federated British Industries; member Motor Legislation Committee and R.A.C. Committee. Md.: 1 daughter. Int.: golf. Pr. A.: Quinta, Somerset Road, Wimbledon Common, S.W. Tel.: Wimbledon 1447.
MAY, Neil Allan. Senior Assist. Tech. Department, Albion Motors, Ltd., Glasgow. B. II November 1890, Dunaskin, Ayrshire. Ed.: Ayr Academy; Royal Technical College, Glasgow; apprntcd. Dalmellington Iron Co., Ayrshire. Car.: with Western Motor Co., Glasgow, and Albion Motors. Md.: 2 daughters. Int.: motoring. Pr. A: Springvale Park, Ayr. Tel.: Scotstoun 1261.
MAYER, L. Henry, Buyer Birmingham Small Arms Co., and Daimler Co. B. 24 July 1881, Louth, Lincs. Ed.: King Edward VI Grammar School, Louth. Car.: with Daimler Co. since February 1897, and Birmingham Small Arms Co. since September 1929. Md.: 1 son. Pr. A. 9 Middleborough Road, Coventry. Tel.: Coventry 4928.
MAYO, A. Douglas, Dir. and Gen. Man. Coventry-Eagle Cycle & Motor Co., Ltd. B. 24 April 1903, Coventry. Ed.: Ebor House, Bexhillon-Sea; apprntcd. Wolseley Motors, Adderley Park, Birmingham. Md.: son, 1 daughter. Int.: shooting, fishing. Pr. A.: " Cow Lees," Astley, Bedworth, Nr. Nuneaton. Tel.: Bedworth 83.
MAYS, Raymond, Dir. English Racing Automobiles, Ltd., Bourne; Dir. T. W. Mays & Sons, Ltd., Bourne. B. 1 August 1900, Bourne, Lincolnshire. Ed.: Oundle; Christ's College, Cambridge. Car.: 2nd Lieut. Grenadier Guards 1918/19; after leaving regiment went to Cambridge, and there started motor racing, and have continued on extensive scale up to date; won over 25o first-class awards for various motoring events, driving Bugatti, Mercedes, Vauxhall, In victa and Riley cars; formed English Racing Automobiles, Ltd., with a view to building special " Monoposto " racing cars. Dir. Mays Chemical Manure Co., Ltd., Bourne. Pr. A.: Eastgate House, Bourne, Lincolnshire. Tel.: Bourne 17.
McCAMMON, William Berkeley, Pro. McCammon & Beck, James Street, Cookstown, N. Ireland. B. 10 June 1903, Moneymore, Ireland. Ed.: Rainey Endowed School, Magherafelt; Belfast Municipal College of Technology, Belfast. Car.: with Victor L. Robb, Ltd., Belfast; garage owner and Man. since 1924. Int.: fishing, shooting, music, singing. Pr. A.: Lecumpher, Moneymore, Co. Derry. Tel.: Cookstown 52.
McCANCE, Andrew, D.Sc., Dir. and Gen. Man. Colvilles, Ltd., Man. Dir. Clyde Alloy Steel Co., Ltd. B. 3o March 1889, Crieff, Perthshire. Ed.: Morrisons Academy, Crieff; Allan Glens School, Glasgow; Royal School of Mines. Car.: D.Sc. (London) 1909 to 1919 Assist. Armour Man. W. Beardmore & Co.; 1919 to date, Man. Dir. Clyde Alloy Steel Co.; 193o appt. Gen. Man. Colvilles, Ltd. Pr. A.: "Westview," Uddington, Lanarkshire. Tel.: Uddington 146.
McCLURE, Thomas, A.M. Inst. B.E., M.I.M.T., McClures Garage, London Road, Stoke-on-Trent. B. 1887, Stoke-on-Trent. Ed.: private car and commercial training; engineer and engine tester. Md.: 1 son. Int.: shooting, golf, bowls. Pr. A.: " Ernville," Old Road, Barlaston, Stoke-on-Trent. Tel.: Hanley 4547.
McCORIVIACK, Alfred, F.I.M.T., Controlling Dir. Western Motor and Carriage Co. (Bristol), Ltd., Bristol. B. 1875, Paignton, S. Devon. Ed.: Torquay Public College; London Polytechnic. Car.: a pioneer with three brothers in the motor and cycle trade. Md.: 2 sons. Int.: all-round sport. Pr. A.: 1 Henbury Hill, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol. Tel.: 67067.
McCRUM, William James, Pro. W. J. McCrum, Antrim and Belfast. B. 4 July 1900, Belfast. Ed.: St. Enoch's School, Belfast. Car.: commercial. Md.: 2 children. Int.: golf, reading. Pr. A.: Park House, Antrim Road, Belfast. Tel.: Belfast 5225.
McCULLOCH, Robert, M.S.M., F.I.M.T., Man. Dir. New Forest Services (Lyndhurst), Ltd. Pr. A: " Donnington," 20 Abbots Way, Southampton. Tel.: 74748 Southampton.
McDONALD, Alexander, Par. T. McDonald & Sons, Leven, Scotland. B. 14 January 1886. Ed.: Leven Higher Grade School. Car.: marine and electrical engineering. Md. Int.: motoring, business. Pr. A.: Dunard, Leven. Tel.: Leven 92.
McGRADY, Clement Alexander, M.LM.T., Solicitor, 18 Commercial Street, Dundee. B. 6 October 1884. Dundee. Ed. Dundee High School; apprntcd. Dundee and Edinburgh Car.: in Glasgow for some time before starting business at Dundee, November 1912. Sec. Ea Scotland Division M.T.A., M.A.A. and P.R.A. since June 1915; Hon. Sec. Dundee Board of the Scottish Centre of the Benevolent funds; Hon. Sec. Dundee and East Scotland Centre of I.M.T. Md.: 2 sons, 1 daughter. Int.: golf. Pr. A.: 2 Reres Road, Broughty Ferry. Tel.: Broughty Ferry 7475.
McGUIRE, Patrick William, Man. Dir. Armstrong-Saurer Commercial Vehicles, Ltd. B. 19 June 1894, Portsmouth. Ed.: Naval Dockyard School. Car.: general engineering positions held in various well-known firms; Gen. Man. and Chief Engineer to Combustion Steam Generator, Ltd., prior to present appointment; various appointments as lecturer and public examiner on engineering subjects and author of various technical books. Md.: I son, daughter. Int.: golf. Pr. A.: " Amberley," Essendene Road, Caterham, Surrey. Tel. Caterham 663.
McHARRIE, James, F.I.M.T., Pro. County Garage, Stranraer Man. Dir. James McHarrie (Newton Stewart), Ltd., zoo Queen Street, Newton Stewart. B. 13 October 1891, Stranraer. Ed.: Stranraer Academy. Car.: started business in 1906 with father, as dairy and agricultural engineer; motor engineering side started in 1910; served with R.N.A.S. as Instructor at Cranwell. Md.: I daughter. Int.: golf. Pr. A.: Westwood, Stranraer. Tel.: Stranraer 52.
McKIM, Frederick George, Dir. Citroen Cars, Ltd. B. Birmingham, 29 June 1886. Car.: in automobile industry from 1902 to present time; 1914/1919 war service in Salonica,. Mesopotamia and Indian frontier., Md.: 1 son, 1 daughter. Int.: yachting, golf. Pr. A.: Warren Garth, Belmont, Surrey. Tel.: Sutton 476.
McLACHLAN, Donald Douglas, Publicity Man. India Tyre and Rubber Co. Ltd. B. 3o November 1896, Edinburgh. Ed.: George Heriot's School, Edinburgh; trained in advertising and economics. Car.: with Ministry of Munitions (Mechanical Transport Dept. 1915/19; Gaston, Ltd., 1919/1923; Citroen Cars, Ltd., London, 1923/1932, advertising and sales man. Md. Int.: golf, motoring. Pr. A.: 33 Partickhill Road, Glasgow. Tel.: Western 5058.
McLAGAN, Lt.-Col. Douglas Craig, D.S.O., M.B.E., T.D., Sec. Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. B. 12 March 1880, Edinburgh. Ed.: Royal High School, Edinburgh; Edinburgh University. Car.: Solicitor in Scotland 1903/1914; Controller of Statistics (Scotland), Ministry of National Service; Parliamentary Sec. Nat. Fed. of Iron and Steel Manufacturers, 1920; Sec. Central Council for Economic Information, 1921/24; Sec. Accumulator Manuf. Assoc. 1924/29; war service, Gallipoli and France 1914/17 with Royal Scots; in command London Irish Rifles 1922/26. Md.: 1 son. Int.: golf, economics. Pr. A.: 41 Wetherby Mansions, Earls Court Square, S.W.S. Tel.: Flaxman 0736.
McLENNAN, Kenneth, Works Man. Citroen Cars, Ltd. B. July 1887, Kim, Ayrshire. Ed.: Paisley Gram mar School; apprntcd. 5 years to Arrol Johnston, Ltd. Car.: 3 years with firms in America; in R.A.S.C. (M.T.) for the duration of War; with Citroens since January 1921. Md.: son. bit.: bridge, golf. Pr. A.: Walden, The Common, Gerrard's Cross, Bucks. Tel.: Gerrard's Cross 542.
McMILLAN, Duncan, M.C., A.R.T.C., M.I.Mech.E., M.I.A.E., Prof. Mech. and Auto. Engineering, University of Cape Town. B. 1 June 188o, Glasgow. Ed.: Edinburgh; Royal Technical College, Glasgow; University of Glasgow. Car.: with Butters Bros. & Co. and Sentinel Works, Glasgow; draughtsman Altey & MacLellan, Glasgow; lecturer in engineering Royal Technical College, Glasgow; Major commanding S.A. Motor Cycle Mounted Rifles during War. Md.: 2 children. Pr. A.: The University, Cape Town.
McROBB, Robert, M.Inst., B.E., Pro. R. McRobb, Aberdeen. B. 1878, Aberdeen. Ed.: St. Andrews School; Robert Gordons Technical College, Aberdeen; apprntcd. to carpentry and millwright, then engineering. Car.: experiences in cranes, bridges, railway construction, etc., in all parts of Britain, in N. Russia and S. America; commenced business in motor trade 1913; war service as Chief Motor Mechanic; Certifying Officer under 193o Roads Act. Md.: 3 children. Int.: golf, trade matters, Continuation Classes (Convenor of the advisory committee). Pr. A.: 1 o Orchard Street, Aberdeen. Tel.: Aberdeen 448.
MEADE, Richard Edwin, A.M.I.E.E., Man. Dir. Gaol Square Motor Co., Ltd., Stafford. B. 10 January 1876, Crete, Nebraska, U.S.A. Ed.: Cranleigh; apprntcd. 3 years with Ronald A. Scott, Acton; trained as electrical engineer. Car.: various positions as engineer; several years Borough Electrical Engineer to Corporation of Stafford; bought Gaol Square Garage in 1911. Md.: 1 son, I daughter. Int.: golf, fishing. Pr. A.: " Marsh Rise," Tixall, Stafford. Tel.: Milford (Stafford) 20.
MEDLICOTT, Percival, buyer Alvis Car & Eng. Co., Ltd., Coventry. B. 4 May 189o, Coventry. Ed.: St. Thomas's, Coventry. Gar.: joined Alvis Co., August 1922, previously with Standard Motor Co. as Asst., Buyer for 8 years, also with Humber, Ltd., in Works Accountants Dept., and with Riley (Coventry), Ltd., Repairs and Service Dept. Md.: 3 sons. Int.: motoring, motor cycling, shooting, amateur entertaining. Pr. A.: Drws-y-Nant, Shakespeare Street, Coventry.
MELBOURNE, Clement, Man. Dir., C. Melbourne & Co., Ltd., Warrington. B. 7 August 1887, Warrington. Ed.: Warrington Grammar School; Warrington Technical Institute; Manchester School of Technology; apprntcd. P. R. Jackson & Co. Car.: with Salford Rolling Mills; Leigh Co. & Adams Mnfg. Co., Bedford; on Zambesi with Sena Sugar Co.; served in R.A.F. 2 years. Md. Int.: Pres. Warrington R.U.F.C. Pr. A.: 224 Wilderspool Causeway, Warrington. Tel.: Warrington 847.
MELHUISH, Maurice, Works Man. and Dir., Glacier Metal Co., Ltd., Alperton. B. 8 September 1889, Camberwell. Ed.: privately; Hackney Technical Institute. Car.: 8 years with T. Glover & Co., Edmonton; 2 years as draughtsman with Wellman Siver & Head, Westminster; 4Jears J. I. Thornycroft & Co., as jig and tool draughtsman; in 1919 joined Glacier Metal Co. Md.: i son, daughter. Int.: golf, photography, gardening. Pr. A.: 93 Chalk Hill Road, Wembley Park, Middlesex. Tel.: Arnold 1584.
MELHUISH, Reginald, M.I.A.E., M.I.C.M.E., The Grange, Idle, Bradford. B. 1 December 189o, Leicester. Ed.: Ashby-de-la-Zouch Grammar School; Liverpool Institute; Bradford Technical College; apprntcd. Palmers Shipbuilding & Iron Co., Jarrow-on-s Tyne. Car.: sea-going engineer Prince Line, 1st Class Board of Trade Certificate; R.E. Capt., Mesopotamia; Lecturer in Mech. Eng., at Rutherford Tech. College, Newcastle; Inspecting Eng. to Hackney Carriage Licensing Authorities of Bradford, York, Ilkley, Keighley; Engineer Surveyor to the Motor Boat Assoc. Md.: 1 daughter. hit.: motor boat cruising, Badminton. Pr. A.: The Grange, Idle, Bradford. Tel.: Idle 142.
MERCER, Thomas Stanley, Asst. Editor " The Automobile Engineer." B. 3o June 1883, Liverpool. Ed.: Dean Close Memorial School, Cheltenham; Polytechnic School of Engineering, Regent Street, London; apprntcd. Gwynne Engineering Co. Car.: drawing office Rudge Whitworth and Newall Engineering Co.; io years various capacities with Rolls-Royce; War period, Air Ministry; present position since 1919. Md.: 1 daughter. Pr. A.: The Bungalow, Speer Road, Thames Ditton. Tel.: Emberbrooke 2482.
MERE, Robin Marcus. B.21 February 1909, St. Wood, London. Ed.: Westminster; Christ Church, Oxford. Car.: qualified as solicitor. Int.: squash racquets, entomology, cars and racing them. Pr. A.: 38 Gt. Cumberland Place, London, W.
MEREDITH, Edgar Thomas, F.I.M.T., part. Meredith Bros., Old Colwyn, N. Wales. B. 7 October 1884, Newtown, Montgomerys. Ed.: Newtown Grammar School; Liverpool Evening Tec. Classes; apprntcd. G.W.R. Loco. Works and David Rollos' Ship Builders, Liverpool. Car.: 1st Class B.O.T. Engineers Certificate; 1 o years marine engineer, White Star Line; 1915 transferred from R.N. Transport to R.E.I.W.T. Mesopotamia; Captain in 1917; November 1919 established present business. Md.: 3 children. Int.: shooting. Pr. A.: " Scotia," Heenan Road, Old Colwyn. Tel.: Old Colwyn 5202.
MEREDITH John William, A.M. I . A .E., Dir. Thompson Bros. (Bilston), Ltd., Bilston, Staffs. B. 18 April 1888, Sale, Cheshire. Ed.: Nantwich; Acton Grammar School; apprntcd. Clyno Engineering Co. Car.: with Bullers, Ltd., Tipton, Staffs; Thompson Bros. (Bilston), Ltd., Works Man. Aircraft Dept., afterwards appt. Dir. Md.: i daughter. Int.: caravanning, amateur cinematography. Pr. A. " Dinas," Wrottersley Road Tettenhall. Tel.: Tettenhall 51456.
MERRICK, William Dawson, F.I.M.T., Man. Dir. Great Northern Motor Works, Ltd., 348 Lisburn Road, Belfast. B. 1884, Belfast. Ed.: Methodist College, Belfast. Car.: 3 years marine (2nd Class B.O.T. Cert.) and 8 years auto work; past Chr. Ulster Centre I.M.T. Md. Int.: Badminton, boating, shooting. Pr. A.: 7 Shrewsbury Gardens, Belfast. Tel.: Malone 1417.
MERRITT, Henry Edward, D.Sc., M.I.A.E., A.M.I.Mech.E., M.S.A.E., head of Research Dept., David Brown & Sons, Ltd., Huddersfield. B. 20 May 1899, London. Ed.: County High School, Leyton; Erith Technical College; apprntcd. Vickers, Ltd. Car.: draughtsman Vickers, Ltd., 1919; Assist. Lecturer in Engineering, West Ham Municipal College 1920; joined David Brown & Sons 1925. Md.: 1 son.
METHOLD, Mrs. Sybil S., M.I.M.T., Par. Mid-Surrey Service Station, Ripley, Surrey. B. 1883, Swindon, Wilts. Ed.: Colville House School, Swindon; Collegiate School, Tetbury, Glos. Car.: commercial and practical experience; assisted husband from 1914; built the Mid-Surrey Station in 1926, the establishment gaining a prize in competition organised by " Motor Commerce " in conjunction with Ministry of Transport. Md.: 3 children. Int.: music, gardening, girl guides. Pr. A.: Dormer Cottage, Ripley, Surrey.
MIDDLETON-JOY, John A., Man. Dir. Edward Joy & Sons, Ltd., Leeds. B. 21 March 1895, Leeds. Ed.: Winchester; Christ Church, Oxford. Car.: war service 1914/18 in R.F.A., France and Flanders, receiving M.C. and wounded; joined Edward Joy & Sons in 1921. Md.: no children. Int.: golf, tennis, squash racquets, travel. Pr. A.: Roughstones, Headingley, Leeds. Tel.: Leeds 52421.
MILLAR, Peter, Pro. P. Millar, Musselburgh, Scotland. B. 1885, Musselburgh. Ed.: Musselburgh Grammar School; Heriot Watt College; engineering apprent'ship, later marine engineering and motor engineering. Car.: went to sea and gained B.O.T. Chief Engineer Certificate, 1910; sailed as Chief Engineer till 1919; started own business 1920. Md.: I son, 2 daughters. Int.: golf, M.T.A., I.M.T. and Scottish Ford Dealers' Association. Pr. A. 14o New Street, Musselburgh. Tel.: Musselburgh 162.
MILLARD, Thomas, Pro. Millard & Co., Victoria Road, Guernsey, C.I. B. 1 September 187o, Tetbury, Glos. Ed.: Tetbury. Car.: commercial. Md.: 3 sons, I daughter. Int.: business, local politics, motoring, cycling. Pr. A.: Ivydene, Les Canichers, Guernsey. C.I. Tel.: 926.
MILLBOURN, Robert Ralph, Chr. Tozer Kemsley & Millbourn, Ltd., 84 Fenchurch Street, London. B. 187o, Dartford, Kent. Ed.: Dartford Grammar School. Car.: joined Walter Kemsley & Co. in 1889; firm of Tozer Kemsley & Fisher, formed by amalgamation of Walter Kemsley & Co., Tozer Bros. and Budden & Fisher, Ltd., in 1899, name changed to Tozer Kemsley & Millbourn in 1916. Md.: 2 sons, 1 daughter. Int.: golf. Pr. A.: Brown Gables, Rose Walk, Purley, Surrey. Tel.: Purley 4279.
MILLER, Kenneth Burke, A .M.I.A.E., Tech. Sales Agent, Midlands, for Flexo Plywood Industries, Ld. B. 24 January 1897, Cardiff. Ed.: Clytha Park, Newport; Wolverhampton and Staffordshire Technical College; apprntcd. Star Engineering Co., Wolverhampton. Car.: designer Star Engineering Co., Guy Motor & Bean Cars, Tipton; 1915/19 War Service, M.T. Air Force, Despatch Riding. Int.: golf, tennis, Hon. Sec. I.A.E., Wolverhampton Centre since 1921. Pr. A.: " Deanscroft," Wolverhampton Road, Willenhall, Staffs. Tel.: Willenhall, 32o.
MILLS, George Pilkington A.M.I.C.E., M.I.M.E., M.I.A.E., B. 8 January 1867, Bayswater, Lon• don. Ed.: Clifton; Liverpool University; pupil to late Woodford Pilkington. Car.: with Humber Cycle Co. , Beeston, as designer; -Works Man. Raleigh Cycle Co., Nottingham; Assist Works Man. Humber Motor Co., Beeston; Works Man. Clement Talbot Motor Co.; Works Man. Aster Engineering Co.; Works Dir. Belsize Motors; Garage Inspector Austin Motor Co., Armstrong Siddeley & Co. (retired 1934). Md.: i son. Int.: cycling, rowing, hockey, cricket, tennis, Badminton. Pr. A.: " Arcadia," Brackcndale Road, Bournemouth. Tel.: Boscombe 189.
MILLS, John William, Gen. Man. Sunbeam Motor Car Co., Ltd., Wolverhampton. B. September 1885, Glasgow. Ed.: Allan Glen's School, Glasgow; Royal Technical College, Glasgow. Car.: after general engineering experience, designer and finally Man. Dir. Halley's Industrial Motors; Gen. Man. Ascot Mnfg. Co.; Experimental Man. for Humber, Hillman, and Commer; Gen. Man. Coventry Climax Engines, Ltd. Md.: i son. Int.: golf, motoring. Pr. A.: c/o Sunbeam Motor Car Co., Ltd. Tel.: Wolverhampton 22381.
MILNE, David S., Par. Duthie & Son, 52 High Street, Montrose. B. 1893, Dundee. Ed.: Dundee Harris Academy and Technical College; engineering and civil engineering apprent'ship, Dundee. Car.: organised mech. transport section of Scottish Horse Brigade 1914, served abroad, wounded, and on return took over various mech. units in England and Ireland. Md.: 1 son, 1 daughter. Int.: aviation, shooting, fishing, mountaineering. Pr. A.: Links Avenue, Montrose. Tel.: Montrose 107.
MILNER, Herbert, F.I.M.T., Man. J. G. Wai burton, Ltd., Blackpool. B. Jo May 1887, Blackpool Ed.: Blackpool; apprntcd. Blackpool engineering works. Car.: with Riley's Garage, Blackpool, and Jacksons Bros., until 1907; commenced business on own account in Talbot Square Garages; war service; 1919 formed Blackpool and North Lancs. Motors, Ltd.; left to become Man. for J. B. Warburton. Widower, with family. Int.: yachting. Pr. A.: 3 Goldsborough Avenue, Morton, Blackpool. Tel.: Blackpool 893.
MINCHIN, George Robert Neville, Man. Dir. Peto & Radford; Man. Dir. Pritchett & Gold & E.P.S. Co., Ltd., National Accumulator Company, Batteries, Ltd., Redditch, etc. B. 24 September 1888, Englefield Green, Surrey. Ed.: Tonbridge School; Cambridge University (M.A. 191o). Car.: joined Efandem Co., Wolverhampton, 1911 in charge of car electrical equipment, Scott Starter Co., etc., Man. Dir. Peto & Radford, accumulator makers since 1915. Author of " No. 7 " (motoring novel). Md. Int.: tennis, motor racing, motor boating, travel. Pr. A.: 12 Lincoln House, Basil Street, S.W.2. Tel.: Kensington 4330.
MITCHELL, Albert T., of Mitchell Bros., Romsey. B. 2 April 1867, Southampton. Ed.: National School Romsey; apprntcd. 5 years The Test Valley Iron Works, Romsey. Car.: employed for several years as examiner, etc., by Willans & Robinson at Thames Ditton; several years in charge of works making small paraffin launch engines; 1899 started present business with W. H. Hillier. Md.: i son and daughter. Int.: Town Council, Public Assistance Committee duties. Pr. A.: 24 Middle Bridge Street, Romsey. Tel.: Romsey 6.
MITCHELL, David, F.I.M.T., Man. Dir., Knightsbridge Garage and Motor Services (1926), Ltd., London. B. 31 May 1871, Bathgate, Linlithgowshire. Ed.: Bathgate Academy, Bathgate and Clackmannan; apprntcd. as general engineer at Alloa. Car.: agent for Humber cycles at Alloa, 1888/89; manufacturer of engineering and electrical fittings; designed and made electrical fittings for the London Electric Supply Corp.; assisted in laying down the first plant of Electricity Supply Corp., now known as Charing Cross Electricity Supply Corp., Ltd.; built and equipped first public garage in London in conjunction with brothers; one of the founders of the I.M.T. and second President, Member of Council of M.A.A. and M.T.A. until 1930; a founder of P.R.A. and A. R. G. F.; chr. of A . R. G . F. until 1933. Pr. A.: 183 Knightsbridge, S.W. Tel.: Kensington 1134.
MITCHELL, Frederick, Man. Dir. F. Mitchell (Nottingham), Limited, Derby Road, Nottingham. B. 24 July 1878, Nottingham. Ed.: St. Paul's Church Schools, Nottingham; Nottingham University; apprntcd. to gas engineering. Car.: 1898, commenced in general engineering; made first motor cycle and won many prizes in 1900; made first car in 1901-3i h.p., 4 seater; 2 speeds forward, no reverse, belt drive; took up agencies for Triumph, Deasy & Rover in 1904, Darracq & Hillman; Coachworks at Lenton; Man. Dir. of Automo Engineering Co.; Nottingham City Council for several years; chr. and vice-chr. on several Committees. Md. Int. golf, golf course and real estate. Pr, A.: Beeston Fields, Beeston, Notts. Tel.: Beeston 54280.
MITCHELL, James Boon, A.M.I.Mech.E., A.M.I.A.E., F.I.M.T., 185, Knightsbridge, London. B. 1875, Clackmannan, Scotland. Ed.: Dollar Academy, Dollar, Scotland; pupil John Gwynne, Hammersmith Ironworks; King's College Regent Street Polytechnic. Car.: manufacturer of general engineers fittings, 1896/1903; built and equipped first motor garage in London in conjunction with brothers; equipped machine shop and manufactured spares for foreign cars during early days of motor trade; Officer in Charge of Inspection Air Ministry; consulting engineer, Dir. Guichard Patents, Ltd. Int.: chiefly business. Pr. A.: 183 Knightsbridge, S.W. Tel.: Kensington 1134.
MOBBS, Arthur Noel, O.B.E., Chr. Pytchley Autocar Co., Ltd.; chr. Slough Estates, Ltd.; chr. Anglo-Saxon Insurances Assoc, Ltd.; chr. United Motor Finance Corpn., Ltd. B. 1880, Northampton. Ed.: Bedford School. Car.: chr. Agents Section, Ltd., S.M.M. & T., 1912.; Pres. Motor Agents Assoc., 1921 Treas. M.T.A. for To years; Council of S.M.M. & T. for 17 years Management Committee S.M.M. & T. 10 years; Pres. Motor and Cycle Trades' Benevolent Fund, 1933; Hon. Asst. Dir. Food Production Dept., 1917/18; O.B.E. conferred 1918; member of Advisory Committee to the Ministry of Munitions on Sale of Motor Transport, 1919; associated with Sir Percival Perry in purchase of Slough Depot and the Surplus War Motor Transport in 1921; member of Stoke Poges Committee of the National Trust; Vice-Chr. of Penn Country Branch of the Society for the Preservation of Rural England; Chr. Portland Club. Int.: golf, bridge, tennis. Md.: 3 sons, 1 daughter. Pr. A.: Stoke Park, Stoke Poges, Bucks. Tel.: Slough 864.
MONK, William, Man. Dir. W. Monk, Ltd., Ashton-under-Lyne. B. 26 January 1886, Ince, Wigan. Ed.: Ince Central School. Car.: engineering and motor agent on own account since 1913. Md.: 3 sons. Int.: golf. Pr. A.: " Berwyn," Hurot and Oldham Road, Ashton-under-Lyne. Tel.: Ashton-under-Lyne 1808.
MOON, John George, Gov. Dir. R. & J. G. Moon, Ltd., Low Fell, Gateshead. B. 3o December 1884, Wrekenton, Gateshead. Ed.: ordinary day school; won scholarship entitling free education at Gateshead Technical School; apprntcd., Clarke, Chapman & Co., Gateshead. Car.: with Sir. W. G. Armstrong Whitworth & Co., Newcastle, in electrical drawing office; afterwards with A. Reyrolle & Co., Hebburn; went back to these firms and then commenced business in motor trade 1921; company formed 1926. Md. Int.: chr. I.M.T. North Eastern Counties Division. Pr. A.: " The Gables," Durham Road, Low Fell, Co. Durham. Tel.: Low Fall 76047
MOORE, Thomas George, Chr. Motor Sport (1929), Ltd., 39 Victoria Street, London, S.W.
MOORE, Capt. Trubie, A.M.I.E.E., A.M.I.A.E., Man. Dir. Headingley Motor & Engineering Co., Ltd., Leeds. B. 1882, Leeds. Ed.: Leeds Boys Modern School; Leeds University. Car.: Asst. engineer with Leeds Corporation Electricity Works and Yorkshire Electric Power Co.; afterwards prin. in Moore & Haigh, mnfg. elec. engineers; from 1913 Man. Dir. Headingley Co.; war service in R.F.C. and R.A.F., at home establishment and in France, where in charge of aero engine test. Md.: I son. Int.: motor racing motor boating. Pr. A.: " Outlook," An caster Road, Far Headingley, Leeds. Tel.: Leeds 52627-8.
MOORE-BRABAZON, Lt.-Col. John Theodore Cuthbert, M.P. (U.) Wallasey since 1931. B. 8 February 1884. Son of Lt.-Col. J. A. H. Moore-Brabazon, of Tara Hall, Co. Meath. /1//d.: 1906 Hilda Mary, daughter of late Charles H. Krable, Buenos Ayres; two sons. Ed.: Harrow; Trinity Coll., Cambridge. M.P. (U) Chatham 1918/29; Parliamentary Secretary to Ministry of Transport, 1923/24, and November 1924/27; pioneer motorist, and raced in Continental road events; pioneer aviator; first Englishman to fly in England; holds No. i pilot's certificate Royal Aero Club; won the " Daily Mail " £i,000 for flying a circular mile on an all-English-made machine, 1909, also the first British Empire Michelin Cup; served in Flying Corps during Great War; designed, organised and was head of the Photographic Dept. until the end of war; member of the original Civil Aviation Committee, Lord Weir's Advisory Committee; Chairman of the Air Mails Committee, 1923; Past Chairman, Royal Aero Club; Assessor Rioi Enquiry, 193o/31; member of L.C.C. St. George's Westminster, 1931/ 32; Director, A.E.C., Kodaks. Int.: golf, toboganning, yachting. Pr. A.: 38 Eaton Square, S.W.I. Tel.: Sloane 6477. Clubs: Carlton, White's, Royal Yacht Squadron, Cowes.
MOORES, John William, M.I.M.T., Par., Moores & Newton, Wilmslow, Cheshire. B. 15 November 1894, Romiley, Cheshire. Ed.: Church Schools, Wilmslow; Stockport Technical Evening Schools; apprntcd. W. Crosland, Ltd., Bredbury, and F. Bamford & Co., Stockport; 18 months R.N.V.R., as Chief Motor Mechanic H.111. M .L 1°8. 1VId. Int.: gardening, football; member Wilmslow ExServicemen's Club. Pr. A.: " Wilmoor," Altrincham Road, Wilmslow. Manchester. Tel.: Wilmslow 290.
MORLEY, Eric George, Sales Man., Wolseley Motor (1927), Ltd. B. 1889, Birmingham. Ed.: King Edward's School, Birmingham; Birmingham University; apprntcd. Lanchester Motor Co. Car.: in Sales Dept., Sunbeam Motor Car Co.; London Man., Sunbeam Co.; Sales Man., Weymann Motor Bodies, Ltd. 11/1 d.: I son. Int.: golf, motoring. Pr. A.: 69 Eastern Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham. Tel.: Selly Oak 0760.
MORRALL, Frank, Man. Dir. F. Morrall, Ltd., Evesham. B. 24 February 1893, Warwick. Ed.: Warwick. Car.: many years with B.S.A. Company and Austin Motor Co.; 20 years in motor engineering; 15 years on own account, including 7 years in present position; war service in M.T. Md. Int.: golf, shooting (rifle and sporting), billiards, tennis, boxing promoter, swimming, running; prominent member of Birchfield Harriers up to 1914 (distances from 1 to Io miles); winner at all distances from to Io miles throughout England; has run I mile in 4 min. 27 sec. Pr. A.: 20 Port Street, Evesham. Tel.: Evesham 54.
MORREY, Stanley B., Dir. Morrey's Garage, Ltd., Market Drayton. B. 1905, Market Drayton. Ed: Market Drayton Grammar School; apprntcd. to father's business 192o; served 4 years in workshops. Car.: started as salesman. Md.: I child. Int.: cricket, tennis, Toc H. Pr. A.: 7 High Street, Market Drayton. Tel.: Market Drayton 32.
MORRIS GOODALL, Mortimer Herbert, research engineer Callenders Cable & Construction Co. B. II March 1907, Hexton, Hitchin. Ed.: Repton. Caw.: S.T.D. Motor Services, Acton; Faraday House Electrical Engineering College; 1928 Lots Road Generating Station. Md.: daug.: motor racing, flying, ten nis. Pr. A.: 2 Clabon Mews, Cadogan Square, S.W.I. Tel.: Kensington 1944.
MORRISON, Alfred Charles, designer A. E. Morrison & Sons, Ltd., Leicester. B. February 1901, Leicester. Ed.: private and technical schools; apprntcd. 1919, engineering and electrical. Car.: designer from 1925. Md. Int.: electrical developments. Pr. A.: Ravenscar, Rufford Street, Leicester.
MORRISON, Alfred Ernest, Man, Dir., A. E. Morrison & Sons, Ltd., Leicester. B.: January 1877, Leicester. Ed.: private and technical schools; apprntcd. engineering. Car.: formed own company in 1890 as A. E. Morrison & Co.; formed A. E. Morrison & Sons, Ltd. in 1929; manufactured push cycles until 1910 and motor cycles and tricycles from 1900; started manufacture Morrison-Electric truck 1929. Md.: 5 children. Int.: gardening. Pr. A.: Sparkenhoe Street, Leicester, and " Sunnyside," Ulverscroft. Tel.: 20371.
MOSCRIP, William, Man. Dir. National Steel Foundry (1914), Ltd., Kirkland Works, Leven, File. B 2 October 1883, Edinburgh. Ed. Daniel Stewart's College, Edinburgh; trained with D. H. Huie, C.A., Edinburgh. Car.: joined the National Steel Foundry in 1914 as Sec. Md. Int.: golf, football. Pr. A.: Duddingston House, Leven Road, Lundin Links, Fife. Tel.: Leven 93.
MOSELEY, Reginald, Gov. Dir. David Moseley & Sons, Ltd., Ardwick, Manchester. B. 3 May 1882, Manchester. Ed.: Harrow; Pembroke College, Oxford; year in France studying language. Car.: Lieut. R.N.V.R.; High Sheriff of Anglesey 1926/27; Past Vice-Chr. of India Rubber Mnfrs.' Assoc.; served on committees of India Rubber Mnfrs.' Assoc., British Rubber Tyre Mnfrs.' Assoc., Tyre Committee of S.M.M. & T., British Cycle and Motor Cycle Mnfrs. and Traders' Union. Md.: daughter. Int.: yachting, shooting., Pr. A.: Collar House, Prestbury Cheshire. Tel.: Prestbury 8305.
MUGGLETON, H. J., Car Order Dept. Man. Chrysler Motors, Ltd. B. February 1896, Greenhithe, Kent. Car.: Stock Exchange; R.A.S.C. (M.T.), 1916/19 in France. Md.: daughter. Int.: bridge. Pr. A.: 126 Hendon Way, Golders Green, N.W.2.
MUMFORD, Clarence, Man. Dir. W. Mumiord, Ltd., and Drake Motors, Ltd., Abbey Grange, Plymouth. B. 14 November 1901, Plymouth. Ed.: Hoe Grammar School, Plymouth; Shebear College, N. Devon; pupil J. I. Thornycroft & Co., Basingstoke. Car.: joined sales staff of W. Mumford, 1928; operated omnibus services; 1929 to 1931 Man. Dir. Southern General Omnibus Co., and Cornish Buses, Ltd. Md.: 1 son. Int.: trade organisations, golf. Pr. A.: " Thynne," Bainbridge Avenue, Plymouth. Tel.: Crownhill 182.
MUMFORD, Ronald, B.Sc., Dir. and Ser. Man. W. Mumford, Ltd., Plymouth. B. 8 June 1906, Plymouth. Ed.: Taunton School; Bristol University. Car.: appt. Service Man.. W. Mumford, 1927; became J)r., 1932. Md.: 1 son. Pr. A.. "Claremont," Churchway, Elburton, nr. Plymouth. Tel.: Plymstock 162.
MUMFORD, William Roy, Dir. and Sal. Alan. W. Mumford Ltd. Abbey Grange, Plymouth. B. 1904, Plymouth. Ed.: Taunton School; Bristol University. Md.: 1 child. Int.: flying. Pr. A.: The Oaks, Hartley, Plymouth. Tel.: Crown Hill 233.
MUNDY, Sidney George, A.M.I.E.E. Rotax, Ltd. (Equipment Department), 319, Regent Street, W. B. 6 January 1897, Southampton. Ed.: Chamberlayne School; Hartley University College, Southampton; City and Guilds, etc.; apprntcd. Southern Railway. Car.: Assist. Estimating Eng., Bruce Peebles & Co.; Assist. Contract Eng., Bruce Peebles & Co.; Branch Man. Wood & Ball; Chief Estimating Eng. Hart Accumulator Co.; Engineering Sales Man., Baxter and Counter, Ltd.; Sales Man., Newtons of Taunton, now Rotax, Ltd. Md.: 2 children. Int.: motoring, gardening. Pr. A.: " Favistowe," Cranmer Road, Hampton Hill, Middlesex. Tel.: Molesey 1169.
MUNN, Sydney Jackson, Dir. Alister Kirk & Co., Ltd., Ballard Street, Belfast. B. 2 March 1898, Belfast. Ed.: Campbell College, Belfast. Car.: 1915/21 with Sirocco Engineering Works, Belfast; Stanley Motor Works, Belfast then Dir. of present firm. Md. Int.: golf, Rugby football. Pr. A.: " Tara," Knocklofty Park, Knock, Co. Down. Tel.: Knock 949•
MUNN, Walter, Man. Dir. Munn & Underwood, Ltd. B. 5 April 1863. London. Ed.: Stationers School, Bolt Court, London. Car.: early interests in cycle and motor trade; with Swift Cycle Co., and John Griffiths Corpn.; Sec. of De Dion Bouton from 1901 to 1911. Md.: 1 son. Int.: gardening. Pr. A.: The Gabled Cottage, West Wellow, near Romsey.
MUNRO, Hugh Charles, Joint. Man. Dir. Barker & Co. (Coachbuilders), Ltd., London. B. 14 October 1891, London. Ed.: Mount St. Michael, Dumfries: St. Patricks, Sligo, Ireland. Car.: joined Barker & Co., in 1909; apptd. Dir. 192o and Joint Man. Dir. 193o; Vice-Pres. National Federation Vehicle Builders; on Council of Benevolent Fund and S.M.M. & T. Md.: 2 sons. Int.: golf. Pr. A.: Mountview Wood Vale, Muswell Hill, London, N. Tel.: Tudor 1705.
MURKETT, Harry Samuel, Sen. Partner in Murkett Bros., Huntingdon, Bedford, Cambridge and Peterborough. B. 12 May 1876, Huntingdon. Ed.: Huntingdon Waldens School; Science School, Kensington. Car.: started at St. Mary's Works, Huntingdon making " penny-farthing " cycles then " safety " cycles and entered motor trade in 1898. Md.: 1 son. Int.: golf, gardening, Conservative politics. Pr. A.: St. Peters Hill, Huntingdon. Tel.: Huntingdon 298.
MURRAY, James Douglas, F.I.M.T., Man. Dir. Station Garage Co., Ltd., Birmingham Road, Dudley. B. 22 March 188o, London. Ed.: Mannamead School, Plymouth; South Eastern College, Ramsgate; training with Horsley Company, Tipton. Car.: Works Man. Castle Motor Co., 1908; Works Man. Robins & Day, Ltd., Rochester 1915; Man. Dir. Station Garage, since 1918; Vice-Chr. West Midland Division M.A.A. 1931 and Chr. in 1932; Dudley Borough Councillor 1931 and onwards; F.I.M.T. since its inception; founder member of Dudley Rotary Club. Md.: 1 son, 1 daughter. Pr. A.: 64 Grange Road, Dudley. Tel.: Dudley 2578.
MURRAY, Stanley, Dir. Murray & Charleton, Ltd., Newcastle. B. 1887, Ryton-on-Tyne, Co. Durham. Ed.: Newcastle Modern School; Durham University; Armstrong College Engineering Section; apprntcd. Sir W. G. Armstrong Whitworth & Co., Newcastle-on-Tyne; motor car design and construction under Major Walter G. Wilson and Mr. C. R. F. Englebach, during manufacture of Wilson Pilcher and Armstrong-Whitworth cars; demonstration and selling Armstrong cars 1911 and formation of part'ship (Murray & Charleton) 1912; turned into company 1926. Md.: 1 son. Int.: motoring, photography, gardening. Pr. A.: 3 Claremont Place, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Tel.: Newcastle 23351.
MUSSELLWHITE, Richard Ingleton, F.I.B.C.M., Gen. Man. Abbey Coachworks, Minerva Road, Acton, N.W. B. 1878, Basingstoke. Ed.: Queen Mary's Grammar School, Basingstoke; apprntcd. Hampshire Coach Works, Basingstoke and Staines. Car.: chief draughtsman Mulliners, Northampton 1901/1907; Man. to Mulliners, Long Acre, London 1907/13; Works Dir. Cunard Motor & Carriage Co., 1913/23; Works Dir. Thrupp & Maberley, Ltd., 1926/31; Vice Pres. Institute of British Carriage Manufacturers; formerly Chief Examiner in Road Carriage Building, City and Guilds Institute; Chr. London Technical Advisory Committee for Body Building. Md.: 1 son, 1 daughter. Int.: tennis, motoring. Pr. A.: 25 Newcombe Park, Mill Hill, N.W. Tel.: Mill Hill 1042.
MYERS, Eric S., Man. Dir. Eric S. Myers, Ltd., " No Worry " Depots, Bradford. B. 1881, Bradford. Ed.: Bradford Technical College. Car.: Past Pres. Yorkshire Road Club and Bradford Motor Club; won many prizes on bicycle, motor cycles and car; commenced business 32 years ago at the age of 2 1 . Md. Int.: motoring, shooting, golf. Pr. A.: " The Anchorage," Broadway, Morecambe. Tel.: Morecambe 652.
MYRANS, Samuel Ewin, Gen. Man. Wilmot-Breedon, Ltd., Birmingham. B. 8 May, 1903, Manchester. Ed.: Blackpool High School. Car.: several years in Manchester cotton trade and then started motor factoring business in Manchester, subsequently joining Wilmot-Breeden. Int.: golf, stamp collecting, gardening. Pr. A. Oak Cottage, Worlds End, Solihull, Warwicks. Tel.: Solihull, 0903.
MYTTON, W. Fourmy, Central Motor Works, Shaw Street, Worcester. B. i8 December 189o, Pershore, Worcs. Ed.: Rossall School. Car.: Capt. R.A.F. Md. Int.: owner of the Thorneloe Kennel of Cocker Spaniels. Pr. A.: The Poplars, Helmick, Worcester. Tel.: Worcester 237.