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1953 Who's Who in the Motor Industry: Companies H

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Note: This is a sub-section of 1953 Who's Who in the Motor Industry

H. T. P. Motors Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Heavy Vehicle Authorised Distributors. Telephone: 2581/3. Princes Garage, Truro. Directors: C. Mumford (Chairman). W. R. Mumford (Managing). R. Mumford. R. J. Hore. W. Thompson. K. L. Mumford (General Manager).

H. W. Motors Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Bridge Motor Works, Walton-on-Thames. Telephone: 1437 and 783. Directors: John B. Heath (Managing). G. E. Abecassis.

Hadfields Ltd. Steelmakers, engineers, etc. East Hecla Works, Sheffield, 9. Telephone: Hecla 41101. T/A.: Hadfield, Sheffield, 9. Directors: Lord Dudley G. Gordon, D.S.O., M.I.Mech.E. (Chairman). J. B. Thomas, F.C.A. (Deputy Chairman and Managing). Harold Humphries (Deputy Managing). E. W. Colbeck. Maj. H. G. Freeman, M.I.Mech.E. W. J. Gibson, C.A. A. H. Waine, F.I.M. (There are also seven local Directors.) Secretary: J. H. Little, A.C.A.

Hadlows Garage Limited. Car Stockists. Telephone: Ravensbourne 2273. 1, Plaistow Lane, Bromley, Kent. Directors: F. B. Hadlow, M.I.M.I., F.M.I. R. S. Hember, A.C.A. S. G. W. Bird.

F. Haigh & Son. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Telephone: Butterwick 203. Partners: Frank Haigh. Haltoft End, Frieston, Boston. Fred Haigh (General Manager).

Hairlok Company Ltd., The. Rubber Manufacturers. Works : Magna Works, Kathie Road, Bedford. Telephone: Bedford 4271. Offices : 117, Victoria Street, London, S.W.I. Telephone: Victoria 3511, 8989 and 2582. Directors: J. A. Howard. H. A. Howard. L. E. Howard. Lt. Cmdr. G. C. Hans Hamilton. Sales Manager: Lloyd Thompson.

Halesowen Motor Works Limited. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Head Office : Whitehall Road, Halesowen, Worcs. Telephone: 1635/6. Also at Lower High Street, Stourbridge, Worcs. Telephone: 56755. Directors: H. Emery (Governing). E. C. Emery. Managers: P. T. Lawrence (Sales). R. B. Harvey (Service).

Halfway Garage (1937) Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Blackpill, Swansea. Telephone: 83451. Directors: Percy I. Davies. Edgar J. Griffiths. Hadyn Morgan.

Halifax Motor Co. Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Smith's Garage, Skircoat Road, Halifax. Telephone: 60212. Service Manager: D. L. Smith, B.Sc. (Eng.), G.I.Mech.E.

Hallen's Motor Engineers. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Union Lane, Cambridge, Cambs. Telephone: 56238. Proprietor: L. W. Hallen.

Halley's Garage Ltd. Car Stockists. 7, Daicross Street, Glasgow, W.I. Telephone: Western 2345/6. Directors: D. Halley (Managing). M. C. Halley. G. B. Halley. R. M. Dundas.

C. & J. Hampton, Limited. Tool Manufacturers. Record Tool Works, Barnard Road, Sheffield, 2. Telephone: 24076. Directors: C. W. Hampton (Managing). S. Woola5s (Secretary). D. Woodliff. A. B. Hampton. C. R. Hodgson.

A. F. Hancock Ltd. Car Stockists. 486/8, Glossop Road, Sheffield, to. Telephone: 62428. Directors: B. Hancock. T. W. Hancock. W. Hancock. M. Hancock (General Manager).

J. D. Handley & Co. Vehicle Repairers. Hilbre Street, Liverpool, 3. Telephone: Royal 5248. Proprietor: J. D. Handley, F.I.M.I., M.Inst.P.I. 92

Hanford Garage Limited. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Stone Road, Hanford, Stoke-on-Trent. Telephone: Trentham 49037. Directors: Major Frank Silvester Anstey, M.I.M.I., M.I.B.E., M.I.Mech.E. Harry Norman Anstey, M.I.M.I., A.M.I.B.E. (Secretary). Bernard Anstey, M.I.M.I., A.M.I.B.E. Managers: John Bostock (General). Denis C. Anstey (Sales).

Hanger Motor Co. (Birmingham) Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 187-189, Broad Street, Birmingham, 55. Telephone: MID. 6311. Directors: W. D. Adams, F.I.M.I. N. K. Adams. W. J. Brown. P. D. Adams, A.M.I.Mech.E. Managers: E. W. D. Taylor (Sales). S. C. Cotton, M.I.M.I. (Service). Cashier: E. Lymm.

Hankin's Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 47, \Vest Street, Alresford, Hants. Telephone: 28. Directors: Mrs. J. S. Hankin. C. A. Hankin, J.P. (Managing). Secretary: F. J. Sayell.

Harboro' Rubber Company Limited, The. Manufacturers of Moulded Rubber Parts. Dainite Mills, Market Harborough, Leics. Telephone: 227415. Directors: 0. W. H. Briggs, B.Sc. f (Joint Managing). A. W. Briggs. G. M. Warner (Sales).

Hardy, Spicer & Co. Ltd. Manufacturers and Sole Concessionaires for Engine and Unit Components. Birch Road, Witton, Birmingham, 6. Telephone: 4504-9. Directors: John L. Hardy (Chairman). J. A. Daniell (Managing). H. E. Hill. A. W. Macferson. K. E. Tatlow.

W. E. Harness Ltd. Agricultural Engineers. Queen Street, Louth. Telephone: 228. Directors: Sir George Kenning, J.P. (Chairman and Managing). F. Kenning, T.D., M.A. Manager: E. G. Ingleton. Secretary: R. D. Cooke.

G. Harniess. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Louth Motor Garage, Queen Street Place, Louth, Lincs. Telephone: 35. Partners: G. Harniess. R. G. Harniess. General Manger: R. Luty.

Harrington's Garage. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Hagley Road West, Quinton, Birmingham, 32. Telephone: Woodgate 2198. Proprietor: W. T. Harrington. General Manager: W. C. Harrington.

W. H. Harris (Motors) Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Commercial Road, Leven, Fifeshire. Telephone: 701/2. Directors: W. H. Harris, M.I.M.I. (General Manager). J. P. Harris (Service Manager). Secretary: Lt.-Col. T. L. Rollo.

Harrison Automobile Co. (Bradford) Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 103, City Road, Bradford, Yorks. Telephone: 24144/5. Directors: F. T. Sutcliffe, F.I.M.I., M.Inst. B.E. (Chairman and Managing). F. S. Sutcliffe, F.I.M.I., A.M. Inst.B.E. (General Manager). Secretary: J. C. Boyce.

T. Harrison & Sons. Accessory and Component Manufacturers. 83, Kirkstall Road, Leeds, 3. Telephone: 21429. Proprietor: William Thompson, A.M.I.Mech.E. (General Manager). Other Executives: J. M. Wood. J. McGregor. K. Thompson. J. Hametin. Miss L. M. Wood.

Haslam & Stretton (E. & M. U.) Ltd. Wholesale Engineers Factors. 225/227, Stapleton Road, Bristol, 5. Telephone: 57905/6. Directors: William Falcon (Chairman). F. R. Ashmead (Managing). S. B. Haslam. R. F. Dawes.

Hatton Motors Ltd. Car Stockists. 75, Broad Street, Birmingham, T5. Telephone: Mid 2437. Directors: F. T. Hatton. M. S. Hatton.

Hazelwell Garage Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 288, Vicarage Road, Birmingham, 14. Telephone: Highbury 2349. Directors: H. W. Whitehouse. H. A. Whitehouse. B. I. Whitehouse.

Headstone Motors. Car Stockists. Telephone: Hatch End 444. Headstone Lane, Harrow. Proprietor: R. A. Myers, F.I.M.I., M.Inst.B.E. General Manager: P. Myers, A.M.I.M.I.

Donald Healey Motor Co. Ltd. Car Manufacturers. Millers Road, Warwick. Telephone: 676/7 TIA.:"Healeycars." Directors: Donald Mitchell Healey (Managing). G. R. Wade. D. Macnicol. Secretary: William Downs.

George Heath Ltd. (Distributing Division Rootes Group). Automobile Distributors. 18o—i84, Newhall Street, Birmingham, 3 Telephone: Central 3157. Directors: G. F. Heath (Chairman). Sir William Rootes, K.B.E. (Deputy Chairman). Sir Reginald Rootes. R. W. Hammond, C.B.E. S. J. Hine (Managing). Secretary: E. J. Routly. Managers: E. G. Lefrere (General). J. K. Norton (Service). D. N. Whateley (Sales).

Hebden Bros. Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Accrington Road, Burnley Telephone: 3254 5. Directors: Robert Hebden, F.I.M.I. (Managing). Eric Stanley Hebden, M.I.M.I. (Service Manager). Sidney Douglas Hebden (Secretary).

Heeley Bridge Garage Ltd. Automobile Engineers. Bradford Road, Sheffield, 8 Telephone: 5340415. Directors: A. Layer (Governing). General Manager: D. W. Elldred, lvi. Inst. B.E.

Henderson Bros. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 51, Bayhead Street, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis. Telephone: 44. Sole Partner: W. J. Henderson.

R. B. Henderson Ltd. Car Stockists. 196, Strathmartinc Road, Dundee. Telephone: 85467. Directors: Peter Martin Keir, A.M.I.M.E., A.M.I.B.E. (Managing). David Baxter. Norman Horsburgh.

Hendon Central Garage Ltd. Car Stockists. 44/46, Watford Way, Hendon Central, London, N.W.4. Telephone: 8084. Directors: J. W. McLeod, F.L.A.A. Y. L. J. Lorden. General Manager: A. J. C. Hodges.

Hendy Bros. Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Palmerston Road, Boscombe, Bournemouth. Telephone: Boscombe 34262. Directors: P. F. Hendy. E. A. Hendy. A. G. Pitt (General Manager). W. Brooks. Managers: G. B. Dyson (Stores). F. J. Marshallsay (Service).

Henleaze Motor Works, The. Car Stockists. 17, Henleaze Road and Cardigan Road, Henleaze, Bristol. Telephone: Westbury-on-Trym 6702o. Partners: W. M. Hawker. G. W. Hawker.

Henley Garages Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. High Street, Henley-in-Arden, Birmingham. Telephone: 43. Directors: James H. Leek (Managing). 0. M. Leek.

Henley's Tyre & Rubber Company, Limited. Tyre, Accessory and Component Manufacturers. Head Office : Milton Court, Dorking, Surrey. Telephone: 3241. TIA.:"Hetewocol " Dorking. Works : Gravesend, Kent. Telephone: 4241. T A.: " Hetewocol " Gravesend. Directors: Sir Montague Hughman (Chairman). W. F. Bishop, C.B.E. W. McClelland, C.B., O.B.E., M.I.E.E. P. Dunsheath, C.B.E., M.A., M.I.E.E. Sir Edward Crowe, K.C.M.G. A. H. M. Jacob. W. C. Gibbs (General Manager). Executives: C. H. Harris (Production). Alec Heath (Sales). W. Bradshaw (Sales). A. W. Newey (Export: Henley House, Randolph Avenue, Maida Vale, W.9.). H. T. Stanley (Technical Service: Henley House, Randolph Avenue, Maida Vale, W.9.). J. Dunford Smith, M.I.A.M.A. (Advertising: 95, Aldwych, W.C.2.). A. S. BreWer, M.I.A.M.A. (Advertising: 95, Aldwych, W.C.2.). Secretary: L. Charman.

Henlys Limited. Automobile Distributors with showrooms, works and depots at:— London, Bournemouth, Bristol, Weston-super-Mare, Northampton, Manchester and Oldham. Also owns all capital of Arthur Mulliner Ltd., Cater Motor Co. Ltd., Paragon Motor Co. (Oldham) Ltd., Pass & Joyce Ltd., Studebaker Distributors, Ltd., Auto-Union (Sales) Ltd., Cooks Car Mart Ltd., and David Rosenfield Ltd. Registered Office : Henly House, 385 7, Euston Road, London, Telephone: Euston 4444. Directors: H. G. Henly. R. G. Chandler. Col. E. H. Kenny. H. C. Buckley. A. G. White. Secretary: T. Plant. Bournemouth Branches General Manager: F. Hewin. Works Manager: Lt. Col. J. C. Bowering. Sales Manager: Comdr. V. H. Stephens. Branch Manager: George E. Bligh (Christchurch).

Exors. of Wilfred Henstock, Deceased. Automobile and Motor Cycle Distributors. 29, Forest Street, Sutton-in-Ashfield. Telephone: 9o. And at Hollowstone, Nottingham. Telephone: 43120. Chesterfield Road, Mansfield. Telephone: 329. 39, Forest Street, Sutton-in-Ashfield. Telephone: 90 ext. Exors: Frank Henstock (General Manager). Sydney Henstock. Manager: D. W. Henstock (Mansfield)

Hepworth & Grandage Ltd. Precision Engineers, manufacturing component parts for internal combustion engines. St. John's Works, Bradford. Telephone: 29595 (8 lines). Directors: G. R. Hall Caine, C.B.E. (Chairman). William Hepworth (Managing). Elijah Hepworth (Secretary). N. C. Brearley. B. McMahon. H. Forrest. R. D. Umpleby. F. Elgie. Dr. L. Pickup. J. L. Hepworth. G. C. Hepworth.

Herd's Garage & Engineering Co. Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Telephone: 208413098. Director: W. C. Perry. Managers: L. H. Smith (General Sales). J. H. Brown (General Service). 4o4, Staines Road West, Ashford, Middx. Secretary: Miss D. B. Cotton.

Herwin Canny & Co. Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 40, Artillery Place, 93/95, Woolwich New Road, Woolwich, S.E.a. Telephone: 0565/7. TIA.:"Herwin," Woolwich. And at 93/95, Woolwich New Road, S.E.x8 and Barracks Tavern Garage, Woolwich, S.E.s8. Directors: W. S. R. Herwin Jl (Joint Managing). A. G. Mant. F. W. F. Clarke. P. Rogerson. S. J. Pothccary. F. S. Herwin. Managers: R. V. Amos (Works). H. Parsons (Stores).

R. Hewitt (Motors) Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Armagh Road, Portadown, Co. Armagh, N. Ireland. Telephone: Portadown 86. Directors: V. Hewitt. Mrs. S. U. Robinson. Miss D. Hewitt. General Manager: F. C. Dafforn, M.I.M.I.

S. Hicks & Son Ltd. Car Stockist. to, River Street, Truro. Telephone: 2606. Directors: W. E. Hicks (Governing). A. J. Richards (Managing).

A. E. Hill & Sons (Ealing) Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Florence Road Garage, Ealing, London, W.S. Telephone: 0322/1762. Directors: H. J. Hill, F.I.M.I. (General Manager). F. E. Hill. W. A. Hill (Secretary).

Ivor Hill Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 9, Revelstoke Road, London, S.W.I8. Telephone: Wimbledon 5686. Directors: Ivor Hill (General Manager). N. M. Hill. J. Lee.

Thomas Hill (Commercial Vehicles) Ltd. Commercial Vehicle and Mechanical Handling Equipment Distributors. Vanguard Works, Whiston, Rotherham, Yorks. Telephone: Rotherham 5428/9. Directors: A. R. Hill (Chairman). A. Birks (Secretary). Thomas A. Hill, A.I.M.I., A.I.T.A. (Managing and General Manager). M. Harman Lewis, B.Sc., F.Inst. Fuel. Works Manager and Draughtsman: Ivon M. Adams.

Hillman Motor Car Co. Ltd. Car Manufacturing Division, Rootes Group. Humber Road, Coventry. Telephone: 5544. T/A.: Hillclimb, Coventry. Also : Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Nr. Coventry. Telephone: 62031. TIA.: Minx, Coventry. Directors: Sir William Rootes, K.B.E. (Chairman). Sir Reginald Rootes. W. G. Rootes (Managing). Capt. J. Brittain-Jones, C.B.E. (Supply). R. W. Hammond, C.B.E. E. W. Hancock, M.B.E. (General Manager—Works). G. Lloyd Dixon, (Sales, Service and Parts). B. G. Rootes. T. D. Rootes. B. B. Winter (Engineering). Secretary: R. G. Leaf. Managers: S. F. Bampfylde (Personnel). G. Bate (Service). H. D. S. Burgess (Planning). T. C. F. Gardner (Purchase and Supply). K. G. Huband (Parts). T. H. Oakley (Advertising). H. Pryor (Works). A. D. Rootes (Sales). A. G. Booth (Chief Technical Engineer). Dr. H. E. Merritt (Chief Administrative Engineer). A. K. Meggitt (Chief Accountant). Dr. R. G. Samuel (Medical Officer).

L. A. Hills (Hendon) Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Electric Service Garage, Finchley Lane, Hendon, London, N.W.4. Telephone: 2246/6 and 1181/2. Directors: G. Herbert (Chairman). L. A. Hills (Managing). I. I. Hills (Secretary). Managers: G. Pedrick. E. J. Evans ( Works). A. D. Tracey (Branch—Sidmouth).

Geo. T. Hilton & Co. Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists and Battery Electric Vehicle Dealers. North Street, Rugby. Telephone: 2291. Directors: Francis Ross Avery (Managing). J. W. Crofts (Chairman). J. C. Harrison. F. B. Crofts. J. W. Harrison. Managers: R. F. Howkins (Service). T. D. Lever (Parts). -Secretary: J. Bacon.

Hindle, Smart & Company Ltd. .Manufacturers of Battery Electric Vehicles. 85, Judd Street, Off Euston Road, London, W.C.r. Telephone: Euston 7787. Directors: N. Hindle (Managing). R. E. Smart (Works). Assistant Public Relations Officer: G. Ellison. Managers: E. E. Grant (Works). W. Faulkner (Service).

Hirsts Motors Limited. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Armitage Road, London, N.W.r r. Telephone: Speedwell 4742/3. Directors: Arthur Hirst. E. F. Marston (General Manager). Mabel L. Hirst. Secretary: Mrs. M. E. Marston.

Hobday Bros. Ltd. Wholesale Motor Factors. Great Eastern Street, London, E.C.z. Telephone: Bis. 4343. Directors: W. H. Goehring (Managing). H. T. S. Hobday. Mrs. R. F. ,Hobday. Mrs. B. E. Goehring. R. W. Metcalfe. Managers: B. E. Bailey (General). L. A. Medealf (Assistant General). C. H. Smith (Branch: Manchester). J. Dean (Branch: Wolverhampton). W. Brett (Branch: Sheffield).

H. M. Hobson, Ltd. Manufacturers of Aircraft Carburettors and Controls. Hobson Works, Fordhouses, Wolverhampton. Telephone: 2266. Directors: Stanley Walter Hughes (Chairman and Managing). Trevor Prince Searight. Hugh Burroughes. Arthur Joseph Aiers. Claude Clifford. Nathaniel Victor Dams. Thomas Simpson (Assistant Managing). Philip Harold Stokes (Technical). Secretary: Thomas George Knight.

Jesse Hodges & Co. Ltd. Motor Tyre Factors. 185, Huntingdon Street, Nottingham. Telephone: 43091. Directors: Ralph Haywood Hodges, A.M.I.M.I. General Manager: T. Redman. Other Executives: E. Charles. Mrs. R. Potter. .

G. W. Hodgkinson & Sons. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Scarsdale Place, Buxton. Telephone: 96. Partners: George Frederick Hodgkinson, A.M.I.E.T. H. Hodgkinson.

Hoffmann Manufacturing Company Limited, The. Manufacturers of Ball and Roller Bearings. New Street, Chelmsford, Essex. Telephone: 3151 TIA.:" Hoffman" Chelmsford.

Hoffmanns Garage Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Huddersfield Road, Halifax. Telephone: 5757. Directors: Major F. C. C. Clark, M.C. W. T. Robins. T. Welch. General Manager: S. Griffiths. Secretary: W. J. Scragg.

S. R. Holbrook Ltd. Accessory and Component Manufacturers. Grosvenor Road, Coventry. Telephone: 5068. Directors: S. R. Holbrook (Managing). H. E. K. Cotton. H. F. Holbrook. Sales Executives: L. Prinsep. C. R. Hill. F. Hill. L. Williams. Secretary: F. Cummings.

Holder's Garage Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Abbey Road, St. Johns, Worcester. Telephone: 2454. Director: Reginald Walter Holder, A.M.I.M.I., A.M.Inst. B.E. (Managing). General Manager: John B. Duncan, M.I.M.I.

Holland Bros. Ltd. Automobile Engineers. Wide Bargate, Boston. Telephone: 2255/6. Also branches at Sleaford and Spalding. Directors: Chas. Holland. R. C. Holland, M.I.M.I. Richard Holland. L. S. Casswell.

J. C. Holland & Co. Ltd. Wholesalers; General Motor and Tyre Factors; Distributors of Transport Service Equipment. 48/50, Bedford Street, Belfast. Telephone: 22811. Holanster " Belfast. Directors: C. C. Holland (Chairman and Managing). W. J. L. Henry (Sales Manager). W. J. White (Secretary).

Holland Motors Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 4, Virginia Street, Southport, Lancs. Telephone: 3145/7. Directors: G. M. Woodhead. H. C. Crowther (Managing and General Manager). Managers: A. Wray (Service). L. Fleming (Stores). Buyer: W. Smethurst. Secretary: W. Moore.

Hollingdrake Automobile Co. Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Town Hall Square, Stockport. Telephone: 4464• Directors: R. Hollingdrake. E. A. Hodgkinson. • E. N. Hodgkinson. R. P. Hodgkinson. F. V. Gregory (General Manager). Executives: R. W. Colvin (Paramount Garages, Ltd.). W. T. Walton (Sales Manager). W. B. Dickie ( Works Manager). Secretary: H. Kell, A.C.I.S.

J. Hollingsworth Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Braybrooke Road, Hastings. Telephone: 2727. Also at Havelock Road, Hastings. Directors: J. Hollingsworth (Governing). C. J. Hollingsworth (General Manager). R. B. Hollingsworth (Sales Manager). Secretary: Miss P. E. Mercer.

Hollingsworth's Tyre Services Ltd. Tyre Distributors. Telephone: 2307. Directors: H. E. Pope. A. W. Leakey. 30-40, Campbell Street, Northampton. G. Evans. (Associated with The Marsham Tyre Company Ltd. q.v.)

Holmes & McCarthy. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 31-33, Chase Side, Southgate, London, N.14. Telephone: Palmers Green 6831/2. Proprietor: S. A. McCarthy. General Manager: P. S. McCarthy.

H. P. Hone. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockist. The Holway Garage, Holywell, N. Wales. Telephone: z. Proprietor: H. P. Hone.

Hooley's Garage Limited. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Battery Electric Vehicle Distributors. Derby Road, Nottingham. Telephone: 43503. Director: L. S. Hooley (Managing). Assistant Directors: S. H. Hooley. S. W. Cottee.

Hooper & Co. (Coachbuilders) Ltd. Western Avenue, London, W.3. All shares owned by Birmingham Small Arms Co. Ltd.

Hooton Engineering Co. Used Car Specialists and Manufacturing Engineers. Chester Road, Hooton. Telephone: 3133. General Manager: A. J. H. Homan-Russell.

B. A. Hopcutt Ltd. Heavy Vehicle Authorised Distributors. St. James Garage, Wolverhampton. Telephone: 23207/8. Director: Bertrand Alfred Hopcutt (Managing). General Manager: E. H. Brown. Secretary: Miss Martin.

Hope, Hartope and Co. Ltd. Car and Accessory Manufacturers (Lubricating Oils). 2, Hammersmith Broadway, London, W.6. Telephone: Riverside 6626. Also at Oaks Lane, Limehouse, London, E.14. Directors: R. H. King. J. W. Graham. General Manager: F. A. Stanlake, F.S.C.

Hotchkiss et Cie. Car Manufacturers. 168, Boulevard Ornano, St. Denis-sur-Seine, France. President: M. M. de Gary.

" Hotchkiss " Garages. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Telephone: Bermondsey 1377/78. 450, Old Kent Road, London, S.E.I. Directors: V. Ross. H. A. Ross. A. C. Ross.

Hough and Whitmore Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Telephone: 2251. London Road, Gloucester. Directors: Percy Hough. H. B. Hough. A. H. Hough. L. T. Smith.

Norman Howey. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Telephone: 4001/2. Harbour View Garage, Roker, Sunderland. Proprietor: N. Howey.

Hudson Motors Ltd. Motor Car Manufacturers. Telephone: Chiswick 3621. Great West Road, Chiswick, London, W. 4. Directors: Harold A. Reed (Managing). Managers: Miss E. A. Robinson (Sales). G. Cook (Stores and Purchasing). C. F. Plummer (Service). J. P. Hurst (Production). J. R. Baker (Accounting).

Humber Ltd. Car Manufacturing Division, Rooter Group. Humber Road, Coventry. Telephone: 5544. T/A.: Humber, Coventry. Also : Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Nr. Coventry. Telephone: 62031. T/A: Snipe, Coventry. Directors: Sir William Rootes, K.B.E. (Chairman). Sir Reginald Rootes (Deputy-Chairman). W. G. Rootes (Managing). Capt. J. Brittain-Jones, C.B.E. (Supply). R. W. Hammond, C.B.E. E. W. Hancock, M.B.E. (General Manager—Works). G. Lloyd Dixon (Sales, Service and Parts). B. G. Rootes. T. D. Rootes. B. B. Winter (Engineering). Lord Willingdon. Secretary: R. G. Leaf. Managers: S. F. Bampfylde (Personnel). G. Bate (Service). H. D. S. Burgess (Planning). T. C. F. Gardner (Purchase and Supply). K. G. Huband (Parts). T. H. Oakley (Advertising). H. Pryor (Works). A. D. Rootes (Sales). A. G. Booth (Chief Technical Engineer). Dr. H. E. Merritt (Chief Administrative Engineer). A. K. Meggitt (Chief Accountant). Dr. R. G. Samuel (Medical Officer).

Thos. F. Hunt Ltd. Motor Factors. Fishergate, Nottingham. Telephone: 46258/9. Directors: Thos. F. Hunt. P. E. J. Hunt (General Manager). Sales Manager: J. G. B. Burnside.

James Hunter. Motor, Marine and General Engineer. 28, Farnell Street, Glasgow, C.2. Telephone: Douglas 8905/2. Principal: James Hunter. General Manager: H. F. Greener.

Hunt's (Birmingham) Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 197/199, Hagley Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham. Telephone: Edgbaston 2925. Directors: A. B. Jarrett, F.I.M.I. (Managing). G. R. Fisher, M.I.M.I. W. W. Ingram. H. P. Yarwood. Sales Manager: N. B. Jarrett, A.M.I.M.I.

Charles Hurst Limited. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists, and Heavy Vehicle Authorised Distributors. Montgomery Street, Belfast. Telephone: 23848. Directors: M. A. Hurst (Chairman and Managing). A. M. Patton (General Manager). J. H. Stewart (Secretary). Managers: C. A. Stuart (Assistant). T. Burke-Murphy (Sales). C. T. Hurst (Assistant Cycles).

Hutchison & Wilde Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Craig-y-don, Llandudno. Telephone: 6542/3. Also at Links Garage, Penrhyn Bay, Llandudno. Telephone: Penrhynside 39205. Directors: A. D. Wilde (Managing). L. B. Hutchison. R. H. L. Morgan. F. W. Llewelyn. W. B. Tatlow (Secretary).

Huxham's Limited. Car and Motor Cycle Sales and Repair Service. Penn Hill Garage, Parkstone, Dorset. Telephone: 2. And at 149,155 Ashley Road, Parkstone, Dorset. Telephone: 532. Directors: E. P. Huxham (Governing). T. Bryant (Managing). Manager: B. Ingle-Finch (Motor Cycles).

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