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Edward Henry James Cecil Gillett (1876-1936)
A pioneer of steam commercial vehicles
1876 Born in Brentford
1896-1900 Partner in C. Gillett and Co
Owner of Gillett's
At one time ran British Ensign
1920 Listed as a director of R. W. Crabtree and Sons
1926-27 Produced around 25 cars from the old address of Ensign, Hawthorn Road, Willesden Green
1936/37 Obituary 
Edward Henry Gillett was born in 1876 and on leaving school took a full-time course at Finsbury Technical College.
His last position in the Industry was as Managing Director of Reduction Gears.
He died on 8th July, 1936, at the age of 60.
He was elected a Member in 1917.