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F. H. Boyd-Carpenter

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F. H. Boyd-Carpenter of Boyd-Carpenter and Thompson and later of Boyd-Carpenter and Co

Apprenticed to the Locomotive works in Sheffield

Later served a three-year premium apprenticeship with Thornycroft's in Southampton.

After this he joined Gordon England

Set up L. A. Rumbold and Co

Later purchased Jones Brothers (of Bayswater)

1926 F. H. Boyd-Carpenter won the J.C.C Production Car Race at Brooklands with an Austin 7

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