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Note: This is a sub-section of 1953 Who's Who in the Motor Industry
IDDESLEIGH, Rt. Hon. the Earl of, Director, Road Transport & General Insurance Co. Ltd. Born 19th November, 1901. Educated at Rugby; Magdalen College, Oxford. B.A. 1923 and M.A. 1927. During 1939-45 war served i n Welsh Guards. Club : Guards'. Private Address: Eversley Cross, Hants.
INGLE-FINCH, Bryan Robert. Motor Cycle Manager, Huxham's Ltd., Parkstone, Dorset. Born London, loth April, 1921. Educated at Hailey School, Bournemouth; Monkton Combe School, Bath. During the war was Analytical Chemist in Admiralty Service. Joined present firm in 1946. Recreation : Boating. Private Address: 31a Churchfield Road, Poole, Dorset. Telephone: Parkstone 727.
INGLETON, Ernest Graham. Manager, W. E. Harness Ltd., Louth. Born Louth, 3rd August, 1912. Educated at Louth King Edward VIth. Grammar School and studied engineering at Lincoln Technical College. Managed family Cinema until 1942, when served in R.A.F. as Radar Mechanic. On demobilisation joined present firm as Salesman; appointed to present position, 1948. Other interests include : Farming and Cinema. Recreations : Piano and Motor Sport. Private Address: 98, Upgate, Louth, Lincs. Telephone: 580.
INGLIS, James Adie, M.I.MECH.E. Proprietor, Inglis' Garage, Crieff. Born Crieff, 12th December, 1904. Educated at Morison's Academy, Crieff. Studied engineering at Dundee Technical School. Was Sea Cadet with British India Steam Navigation Co. Served engineering apprenticeship with A. & D. Frasers, Glasgow. Commenced business on own account, 1928. Served during war in R.E.M.E. with 1st Army, mentioned in Despatches, Italy. Is Life Member of R.E.M.E. Association. Proprietor of Callums Hill Filling Station, and of Pittenzie Forge. Member of Crieff Rotary Club. Hobbies : Golf, Gardening and Goldfish. Married Constance, eldest daughter of Col. F. H. K. Drimmie. Private Address: The Elms, Crieff. Telephone: 744.
IRWIN, Rt. Hon. Lord. Director, Liverpool and London and Globe Insurance Co. Ltd. Born 3rd October, 1912. Eldest son of 1st Earl of Halifax. Married, 1936, Ruth Primrose; one son, two daughters. Educated at Eton; Christ Church, Oxford. Became 2nd Lieut. Royal Horse Guards in 1934. Served during war, as Capt. in Middle East. Clubs : Turf, Buck's. Recreations : Hunting, Shooting. Address: Swynford Paddocks, Six Mile Bottom, Newmarket. Telephone: Six Mile Bottom 2I I.
ISAAC, Arthur. Progress and Production Engineer, Rice Trailers Ltd., Cosby. Born Loughborough, 5th August, 1885. Educated at Loughboro' Grammar School. Received technical training at Brush Electrical Engineering Co. Ltd., Loughborough. Entered Motor Industry when working on Production with Napier Motor Co. at Acton. Afterwards became Contracts Manager with C. A. Vandervell & Co., Acton and Assistant Sales Manager with A.C. Cars Ltd., Thames Ditton. Private Address: 129, Winchester Avenue, Leicester. Telephone: 33057.
ISHERWOOD, Herbert Lewis. Managing Director, H. Radcliffe (Garages) Ltd., Bolton. Born Bolton, 29th June, 1911. Educated at Astley Bridge Private School and Bolton Technical School. Served apprenticeship in engineering with Dobson & Barlow Ltd., and then became Junior Salesman with Parkers Ltd. In 1934 joined Mather & Platt Ltd., as Draughtsman Surveyor until 1941. Became outside representative with De Havilland Aircraft Co. and later Works Superintendent at dispersal factory in Bolton. Served in R.E.s; commissioned and posted to Middle East, serving also in W. Africa with West African Frontier Force. Joined present firm on demobilisation in 1947 and became Managing Director in 1950. Now serving with Loyal Regt. (T.A.) with rank of substantive Major. Recreation : Shooting. Private Address: 12, New Church Road, Bolton. Telephone: 242.
IVENS, John Campbell. Managing Director, R. M. Wright & Co. (1927) Ltd., Lincoln. Born Kidderminster 1st January, 1897. Educated Wolverley School, and Coventry Technical College. Gained business experience in Bank before becoming articled pupil with Humber Ltd., Coventry. In 1916 joined Royal Flying Corps; became Bomber Pilot; shot down and became Prisoner of War. Purchased garage in Bristol, 1920. Appointed Director of R.M. Wright & Co. (1927) Ltd. and upon death of co-Director, F. A. Cox, was appointed Managing Director, 1938. Recreations : Motor-boating and attending sports meetings. Private Address: Chestnut House, Newark Road, Swallowbeck, Lincoln. Telephone: 10872.