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1904 THORESBY, Frederick, College Hill Chambers, London, E.C. Is general manager of the Car and General Insurance Corporation, Ltd., of the above address, and is the originator of the chief insurance facilities motorists have been able to obtain since 1898. Was convinced in 1897 that the motor-car would revolutionize the inland passenger and carrying trade of the United Kingdom, and assisted the industry by devising and obtaining for motorists reasonable insurance facilities.