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John William Roebuck

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John William Roebuck (c1872-1934) of the Beeston Cycle Co and Beeston Motor Co

1899 J. W. Roebuck of the Beeston Cycle Co and Beeston Motor Co gives talk to the Coventry Engineering Society on 'The Ideal Power'.[1]

1901 June. Article 'The Uses of Aluminium Alloys in Motor Car Building'.[2]

1911 Living at 20 Park Road, Coventry: John William Roebuck (age 39 born Crewe), Consulting Engineer (Motor Vehicles) - Own Account. With his wife Minnie Elizabeth Roebuck (age 37 born Crewe) and their daughter Winifred Roebuck (age 8 born Coventry). Also his sister-in-law Martha Fleetwood Yates (age 29 born Crewe).[3]

1913 April. Article on Heavy Fuel carburettors.[4]

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