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Robert William Harvey-Bailey (1877-1962) of Rolls-Royce
1877 Born in Tonbridge the son of Alexander Bailey, a Colporteur, and his wife Margaret
1896 Commenced work with the Pennington Motor Co
Worked for Pilgrim's Way Motor Co
1901 Living at 152 King's Road, Kingston-upon-Thames: Alek Bailey (age 69 born Ballymena, Antrim), Retired Colporteur - Widower. With his five children; Robert Bailey (age 24 born Tunbridge Wells), Motor Car Draughtsman; Charlotte Bailey (age 26 born Exeter); Margaret Bailey (age 19 born Kingston), Dressmaker; Effie Bailey (age 19 born Kingston); and Emily Bailey (age 15 born Kingston).
1902 Worked for T. Coulthard and Co
1910 Joined the design team at Rolls-Royce
1911 Living at 25 Dairy House Road, Derby: Robert William Harvey Bailey (age 34 born Tunbridge Wells), Chief Designer (Engineering) - Motor Manufacturer. With his wife Emily Bailey (age 30 born Kingston) and their daughter Olive Isobel Bailey (age 3 born Preston).
Birth of son Alec H. Harvey-Bailey