Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,167 pages of information and 245,637 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Percy Frost Smith

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Percy Frost Smith

c.1906 With William Arthur Stevens designed a petrol-electric omnibus for Thomas Tilling Ltd.[1]

1922 M.I.Mech.E., M.I.A.E., General and Automobile Engineer, 118, Tonbridge Road, Maidstone. T. N.: 232 Maidstone. Pupil of Alfred Dickenson, M.Inst.C.E., Birmingham. Works Manager, Petters., Yeovil, 1902-4; Chief Engineer, Thomas Tilling, Ltd., London, 1905-12; Chief Engineer, Tilling-Stevens, Ltd., Maidstone, 1912-15; Joint Managing Director, Tilling, Stevens, Ltd., Maidstone, since 1915. Chief Works: Pioneer Operator of London motor omnibuses, first period, 1899-1902; second period, 1905ro; designer and manufacturer of Tilling's present type of London bus. Member of the Royal Automobile Club and the Road Club. War Services.-1915-19 —Jointly responsible for supply of following: 6o-pdr. gun sights, tank gearboxes, tank clutches, tank engines, war lorry engines, mine mechanisms, depth charge pistols, naval gun director gear, 4-inch naval sights, shell inspection gauges, etc.

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Sources of Information

  1. Commercial Motor 25th September 1913