Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 148,153 pages of information and 233,681 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.
Bernard Friese (1927-2010) of Gilbern Sports Cars
1927 October 18th. Born in Marienwerder, east Prussia, Germany
WWII Taken prisoner by the Allies in the Netherlands
Worked for Martin Walter
1956 Moved to South Wales to become a washing machine engineer and met Giles Smith, a village butcher
2010 September 09th. Died.