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Anthony Westlake

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1902 Rode a Chapelle

1902 Motor Cycling. Anthony Westlake deals with the motor cycle from the historical point of view.[1]

1902 'Anthony Westlake, an authority of motoring'[2]

1905 Anthony Westlake, 6 h.p. Westlake. At the 1905 Brighton Race Meeting[3]

1905 '1905, there appeared a description of a motor bicycle made by Mr. Anthony Westlake, which had a V twin-cylinder engine provided with an outside flywheel ?in. in diameter. The engine dimensions were 78 mm. X 90 mm., and the inlet valves automatic. Two sparking plugs were fitted in each cylinder, two outlets were provided for the exhaust below each valve, and two B. and B. carburetters were provided. It was specially built for the International Cup Race, but unfortunately never survived the eliminating trials. Its designer, Mr. Westlake, was the first secretary of the M.G.C.'[4]

1907 News item. 'An aeroplane expert, Emile Bellamy (30), living at Wetherby Mews, Earl's-court, was charged before Mr. Garrett, at West London, with converting to his own use two motor engines and a lathe of the total value of £250, the property of Anthony Westlake, of (83a) Maida-vale.'[5][6]

1912 Article on Helmets for aviators.[7]

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Sources of Information

  1. Pall Mall Gazette - Wednesday 12 February 1902
  2. Manchester Evening News - Thursday 17 July 1902
  3. Sheffield Evening Telegraph - Friday 21 July 1905
  4. Motor Cycle
  5. Globe - Thursday 14 November 1907
  6. Daily Telegraph & Courier (London) - Wednesday 20 November 1907
  7. Flight Magazine