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Note: This is a sub-section of 1953 Who's Who in the Motor Industry
Talbot Garage Co. (Stourbridge) Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Talbot Street, Stourbridge. Telephone: 5677. Directors: T. H. Barnsley. E. V. Reading. Secretary: H. R. Powell.
Tangyes Ltd. Manufacturers of pumps and other machinery. Cornwall Works, Smethwick, B'ham, 40. Telephone: Smethwick 1181. TIA.:" Tanges " B'ham. Directors: Sir Basil R. G. Tangye, Bt., M.I.Mech.E. (Chairman and Managing). C. G. Tangye, M.I.Mech.E. (Technical and Managing). Lt. Col. R. C. T. Tangye, M.B.E. E. W. Newman, F.C.A. Secretary: D. J. Ault, J.P., F.C.C.S.
Tatham Street Garage. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 23, Tatham Street, Sunderland. Telephone: 2384. Directors: Ernest Miller (General Manager). Thomas Miller (Managing Engineer).
Taylor & Ackroyd Ltd. Car Stockists. New Brunswick Street, Halifax. Telephones: 2087 and 81470. Directors: F. Ackroyd, M.I.M.I. (General Manager). N. S. Beswick. E. W. Taylor.
Taylor Bros. (Accrington) Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Queens Road Garage, Accrington. Telephone: 3536. Directors: W. Taylor (Chairman). Mrs. S. J. Taylor. H. Taylor. Secretary: C. Hall.
Taylor & Hales Ltd. Car Stockists. Telephone: 673/4. Broadway Garages, Farnham Common, Bucks. Directors: O. B. Davis. L. R. Crossley. A. B. Davis.
Allan Taylor (Motors) Limited. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 126, Wandsworth High Street, London, S.W.I8. Telephone: Vandyke 4433. Directors: F. W. Taylor. R. T. Thompson. H. G. Ayres. Managers: W. E. M. Dummer (Sales). G. Day (Works).
A. R. Taylor Garages Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Church Street Works, Shipston-on-Stour, Worcs. Telephone: 3o. Directors: A. R. Taylor. M. I. Taylor. General Manager: R. W. Burgess.
F. Taylor & Sons (Manchester) Ltd. Manufacturers of Mobile Cranes, etc. Bolton Road, Pendleton, Salford, 6. Telephone: Pendleton 1341. Directors: Edmund Ashworth Taylor. Frank Taylor. John Taylor. William Taylor. General Manager: Joe Davidson Coldwell. Chief Draughtsman: Thomas William Dunstan. Sales Manager: James Francis Greenwood.
John Taylor and Dodds (The City Motor Co. Ltd.). Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Balcarres Street, Edinburgh. Telephone: 52756. Directors: John Taylor (General Manager). John Alexander Dodds.
L. E. Taylor (1933) Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 145, Norfolk Street, King's Lynn, Norfolk. Telephone: 2217. Also Branch at Peterborough. Directors: F. W. Holdich (Managing). A. J. Thompson (Secretary).
Richard Taylor (Garages) Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Victoria Street, Stourbridge, Worcs. Telephone: 5171. Director: R. B. Taylor (Chairman and Managing). Managers: G. B. Reif, M.I.M.I. (Sales). D. J. Berlyn (Service).
Taylors (Truro) Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Lemon Quay, Truro, Cornwall. Telephone: 2374. General Manager: Major A. Hollidge, M.B.E., A.M.I.Mech.E., F.I.M.I.
Tecalemit Limited. Manufacturers of Garage Equipment, high pressure lubrication service, etc. Great West Road, Brentford, Middlesex. Telephone: Ealing 6661. T1A.:"Tecaleinit" Wesphone London. Directors: S. G. Gates, C.B.E. (Chairman). Joseph Christe. A. Sewell, O.B.E. E. G. Taylor. A. V. Nicholle. C. L. Woolveridge. P. R. Scutt (General Manager). Secretary: F. A. Dennison.
Teddington Engineering Co. Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 29-31, High Street, Teddington. Telephone: Kingston r193/4• Director: H. D. Clark.
Teddington Hands Garage Ltd. Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Teddington, Tewkesbury, Glos. Telephone: Overbury 283. Directors: Charles John Hampden Lucy, T.D., AJ.R.T.E. (Managing). E. Holland Martin. T. Holland Martin. Miss Jevans. Works Manager: W. Foster.
Tempered Spring Co. Ltd., The. Manufacturers of Springs and Presswork. Warren Street, Sheffield. Telephone: 21333. Directors: S. J. Young (Chairman). Gerard Young (Managing). H. Singleton. C. Graham Murray.
Temple Press Ltd. Publishers of a number of Motor Journals including " Commercial Motor," " Light Car," and "Motor." Bowling Green Lane, E.C.r. Owned and controlled by George Newnes Ltd. 190
Tenbury Baths Co. Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Oxford Street, Kidderminster, Worcs. Telephone: 3623. Directors: F. D. H, Burcher (Managing and Secretary). C. W. H. Voce (Works). D, G. Massey (Sales), W. T. Greaves (Stores).
Herbert Terry & Sons, Ltd. Manufacturers of Springs, etc. Telephone: 6r. Rcdditch, Worcestershire. Directors: Ald, Charles Terry, C,B,E, J,P, A. Victor Terry. Norman V. Terry. H, Philip Terry, Sales Manager: John A. Darby,
Tewel Industries Ltd. Sparc Parts, Accessory and Component Manufacturers, Cotton Hall Street, Darwen, Lanes, Telephone: 1000, TIA.:" Darwen, Director: Sidney Whiteside (Managing).
Tewkesbury Car Mart. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. tor, High Street, Tmkesburf. Telephone: 2352. Proprietor: Victor E. Watson,
Don Thompson. Car Stockists. Thompson's Garage, Ashby Road, Scunthorpe. Telephone: 3045• General Manager: D. S. Thompson. Executive: George Thompson.
Thompson-Dingy Ltd. Car Stockists. tat, Sefton Street, and 139, Eastbank Street, Southport. Telephone: 3936. Directors: R. G. B. Thompson, A.M.I,Mech,E,, A,M.Inst,B.E, (General Manager). R. A. Doxey (Sales Manager).
Thomson and Brown Bros. Ltd. Motor Factors and Tool Merchants, Distributors of Tyres and Transport Service Equipment. See also page 36). 126, George Street, Edinburgh, 2. Telephone: Central 5533, Directors: J. Albert Thomson, LL,D, (Managing). J. T. Mastcrton, T. B. M. Lamb. J. Frame. P. A, Allen, A. J. Hansel!, Secretary: T, C. C.oppin.
Thomsons (Carron) Ltd. Coach and Caravan Builders. Skaithmuir Mill, Carron, Falkirk. Telephone: Larbert 393/4. Directors: Daniel F. Thomson, J.P. David Thomson, D,P,L,, R.T.C,, L.L.C,M, (General Manager), Executives: A. Miller (Works). R. J. Trail] (Sales). 191
Thornley & Knight Ltd. Varnish, Enamel, Paint and Lacquer Manufacturers. Bordesley Green Road, Birmingham, 9. Telephone: Victoria 2244/5/6 and 2741. Directors: S. E. K. Thornley (Managing). J. O'B.Horsford (Secretary) D. K. Thornley. C. J. A. Taylor. General Sales Manager: C. Knowles. Technical Sales Manager: J. Bull.
Thornton Engineering Company Ltd., The. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 15o, Manningham Lane, Bradford, Yorks. Telephone: 27181. Directors: H. Cundall (Managing). D. Reddihough. J. R. Rose. G. D. C. Rose. Managers: E. F. Ashe (Works). J. A. Easton (Commercial Sales). J. Gibson (Sales).
Thornycroft (John I.) & Co. Ltd. Marine and Industrial Motor Manufacturers. Thornycroft House, Smith Square, London, S.W.x. Telephone: Abbey 8000. T/A.: Thornycroft, Phone, London. Directors: Sir John E. Thornycroft, K.B.E. M.I.C.E. (Governing and Chairman). T. Donaldson, M.Inst.C.E., (Joint Managing). Lt. Cmdr. J. W. Thornycroft, M.I.N.A., M.I.Mech.E. (Joint Managing). Capt. G. E. T. Eyston, O.B.E., M.C., Eng. Vice-Admiral Sir Reginald W. Skelton, K.C.B., C.B.E., D.S.O. Capt. (E) G. Villar, R.N. (Retd.). K. C. Barnaby, O.B.E. L. L. Holt (Joint Managing). Secretary: A. H. Musto, F.I.I.A.
Thorpe Bay Garage Ltd. Car Stockist. Station Road, Thorpe Bay, Essex. Telephone: 88364. Director: C. L. W. Reynolds, M.I.M.I.
W. L. Thurgood (Coachbuilders) Ltd. Goods and Utility Body and Public Service Vehicle Body Builders. Coach Works, Park Road, Ware. Telephone: 148. Directors: W. L. Thurgood (Managing). A. C. Ledger (General Manager). L. R. Elcombe.
Thrupp & Maberly, Ltd. Car Manufacturing Division, Rootes Group. Edgware Road, Cricklewood, London, N.W.2. Telephone: Gladstone 8241-5. Thruperly, Crickle, London. Directors: Sir William Rootes, K.B.E. (Chairman). Sir Reginald Rootes (Deputy Chairman). H. W. Light (General Manager). R. W. Hammond, C.B.E. S. J. Hine. W. G. Rootes. B. G. Rootes. T. D. Rootes. B. B. Winter. Secretary: R. G. Leaf. 192
Reginald Tildesley Limited. Automobile and Agricultural Engineers. The Garage, Willenhall, Staffs. Telephone: 131. Also Branches at Walsall, Welshpool and Shifnal. Directors: R. Tildesley, M.S.M., A.M.Inst.B.E. (Chairman and Managing), P. Brown, M.A., A.M.I.Mech.E. (Secretary).
A. S. Tilley (Garage) Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 120/122, Lewes Road, Brighton. Telephone: 25235. Directors: A. S. Tilley, M.I.M.I. (Governing). A. Tank, M.I.M.I. (Secretary). W. G. Lockyer, M.I.M.I. (Sales Manager).
Tilling-Stevens Limited (Manufacturing Division Rootes Group). Mechanical, Electrical and Traction Engineers. Victoria Works, Maidstone, Kent. Telephone: 3327. TIA.:"Petelobus," Maidstone. Directors: Sir Reginald Rootes (Chairman). W. G. Rootes (Deputy Chairman). Sir William Rootes. G. Cozens. R. H. Hepburn. C. A. Gillam. V. C. Ponsonby. Manager: W. Garner (Works). Secretary: F. H. Patterson, F.C.I.S.
H. H. Timberlake Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists, and Electrical Engineers. Telephone: 3451/3. Library Street, Wigan. Directors: F. C. Timberlake. H. H. Timberlake (General Manager). Sales Manager: Keith H. W. Timberlake.
Timson Bros. (England) Ltd. General Motor Factors, Motor Tyre Factors and Distributors of Transport Service Equip- ment. Moor Street, Birmingham, 4 Telephone: Midland 3301. TIA.:"Timson," Birmingham. Directors: A. E. Timson (Chairman and Joint Managing). V. S. Timson (Joint Managing). H. H. Timson (Secretary).
Titjen & Hillier Ltd. Car Stockists. Ito, Wood Vale, Forest Hill, London, S.E.23. Telephone: Forest Hill 2432. Director: Eric Edwin Hillier.
Todd & Leggett Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Telephone: 566. Lakeland Garage, Sandes Avenue, Kendal. Directors: T. Leggett. R. A. Wilson (Sales Manager). S. R. Leggett. Works Manager: E. Thorpe. 193
Tolsons Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. New Street, Cockermcuth. Also : Imperial Garage, Crown Street, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Telephone: 2269. Directors: F. Denham (General Manager). J. G. L. Denham.
Joseph Tomey & Sons Ltd. Accessory and Component Manufacturers. Catherine Street, Aston, Birmingham, 6. Telephone: East 1786. Director: S. W. Cadden (Managing).
Tomkinson's Garage. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Telephone: 209. Eccleshall, Stafford. Owner: Mrs. M. Tomkinson.
R. C. L. Tomlinson. Car Stockist. Telephone: 3146. Alexandra Garage, Alexandra Road, Dawlish. Proprietor: Raphael Charles Llewellyn Lyde Tomlinson.
Tottey's Garage Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Column Road, West Kirby, Cheshire. Telephone: Hoylake 242. Directors: W. H. Weston (General Manager). A. M. Weston.
Town & County Motor Garage Ltd., The. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 19, Justice Mill Lane, Aberdeen. Telephone: 22388. Director: W. P. Broomfield (Managing). Managers: A. S. McKay (Sales). G. M. Robson (Service).
Townsends (Garages) Limited. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 58, High Street, South Rushden. Telephone: 3101. Directors: D. F. Gibson, A.M.I.M.I. C. H. Bond. H. E. Perkins. Secretary: G. J. Willis.
Trader Publishing Co. Ltd. Publishers of Motor Trade and other Journals. Telephone: Waterloo 3333. Dorset House, Stamford Street, London, S.E.r. And Branches at Birmingham, Coventry, Manchester and Glasgow. Directors: Francis George Montfort Bebb (Chairman and Managing). Herbert Benbow Elliot. Editors: Leonard Arthur Ayton (" British Automobiles Overseas," and " British Cycles and Motor Cycles."). Gerald Evan Thomas ((" Motor Trader "). John Nicholson McHattre (Technical—" Motor Trader"). 194
Transport Equipment (Thornycroft) Limited. Engine and Commercial Vehicle Manufacturers. Smith Square, London, S.W./ Telephone: Abbey 8000. Thornycroft," London Also Works at Basingstoke and Reading. Directors: Lt. Cdr. J. W. Thornycroft, R.N. Rtd. (Chairman and Managing). G. E. T. Eyston, O.B.E., M.C. R. Thornycroft, D.S.C. (Sales Manager). R. F. Newman, C.B.E., J.P. (Engineering Manager). A. H. Musto. I. Donaldson (Secretary). Production Executives: F. J. Rose. J. R. Privett. Sales Executives: G. S. W. Hulse. W. R. Seward. Service Executives: L. E. Adams. S. N. Morgan, M.B.E. Advertising Executive: H. C. Johnson.
Treadplates Limited. Associated with The Boroughbury Garage Limited. 39, London Road, Peterborough. Director: W. J. Wardle.
Tricroft Motors Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 570, Deritend, Birmingham, 12. Telephone: Victoria oso6. Directors: E. Robinson (General Manager). Mrs. M. Robinson.
Trinity Cars Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 94, North Side, Wandsworth Common, London, S.W.iS. Telephone: Vandyke 1166. Directors: S. M. Lawry (Managing). A. E. Lawry. H. C. Hellyar. M. E. Lawry. R. M. Lawry. Service Manager: A. M. Revasse, A.M.I.R.T.E.
Triplex Safety Glass Co. Ltd. Safety Glass Manufacturers. Telephone: Regent 8171. a, Albemarle Street, London, W.I. Also at Birmingham. Tripsaglas, Telex," London. Directors: Sir Graham Cunningham, K.B.E. Lord Stanmore, P.C., K.C.V.O. Arthur Cochrane, M.I.M.E. C. Kenneth Home. H. W. Baker, B.Sc., A.M.I.Mech.E. Charles L. Cripps, A.M.I.I.A. Jack W. Follett. A. Gladstone Rose, F.C.W.A. Alan C. Waine, Ph.D. Secretary: J. D. Nuttall, A.C.A.
Hubert H. P. Trist & Co. Ltd. Brake Linings, Car Accessory and Component Manufacturers. Top Dog Works, Brislington, Bristol, 4. Telephone: 77093. T/A.: Top Dog, Bristol. Also Branch at London. Directors: Raymond B. Draper l (Joint Managing). J. G. Remington.
Tristrams Limited. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. City Road, Chester. Telephone: 25262. Works: Russell Street, Chester. Directors: Wallace E. Tristram. Gerald W. Tristram (Son). Managers: W. W. R. Smith (General). C. H. Sackett (Sales). Major W. H. B. Roberts (Wholesale). R. 0. Hughes (Works). F. J. Jones (Assistant Works).
Trojan Limited. Vehicle Manufacturers. Purley Way, Croydon, Surrey. Telephone: 0066/9. Directors: F. L. Blow. B. Monk, M.B.E., J.P. F. J. Dykes, M.I.Mech.E., M.A. H. J. Rickwood, A.M.I.Mech.E. General Manager: A. Williams, M.I.Mech.E. Other Executives: W. T. Charles, T.D., F.I.M.I., M.S.M.A. J. B. Perrett, A.M.I.Mech.E. R. C. Nash, A.L.A.A. H. H. Cave, F.I.M.I. (Service Manager).
Tudor Accessories Limited. Car Battery and other Accessory Manufacturers. Silverdale Road, Hayes, Middx. Telephone: Minerva o441. TIA.:" Tudoraccess," Hayes. Director: F. Simon Worms, A.C.A. (Managing). Sales Manager: L. Lowenthal.
Turf Motors Of Frizinghall Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Frizinghall, Bradford. Telephone: Bradford 8185. Directors: R. Jaggar (Managing). A. V. Smith, A.M.I.Mech. E. (Works Manager).
C. H. Turner. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. The Service House, 22a, Wellington Road North, Stockport. Telephone: 465415. Proprietor: Charles Henry Turner.
Turners Transport Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 98, Lower Addiscombe Road, Croydon. Telephone: Addiscombe 3131. Directors: Ernest Turner (Managing). M. H. Turner, J.P. Martin Turner. John E. Turner.
Turvey & Co. Ltd. Car and Commercial Vehicle Stockists, etc. Holmeside, Sunderland. Telephone: Sunderland 2226. Directors: F. Turvey (Chairman). P. H. Turvey (General Manager). I. G. Turvey. B. Lambert. Secretary: Mrs. M. Hanna. Stores Dept.: R. English. Service Dept.: E. Gorman.
Tweedside Motor Co. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 6-12, Horse Market, Kelso, Roxburghshire. Telephone: 3. Partners: John Tait. David Ferguson Tait.
F. C. Twose. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockist. Nelson Garage, Westward Ho, Devon. Telephone: Northam 529. Proprietor: F. C. Twose, M.I.M.I.
Tyresoles Limited. Manufacturers of Vulcanising Equipment, etc. Palace of Engineering, Wembley. Telephone: Wembley 1222. TIA.: "Tyresoles" Wembley. Controlled by Anglo-Thai Corporation Limited.