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 150,697 pages of information and 235,204 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.

Guy John Fenton Knowles

From Graces Guide

Guy John Fenton Knowles (1879-1959)

1879 Born, son of Charles Julius Knowles

1893 Educated at Rugby School

1898 Cambridge University - mechanical sciences

1903 of Hyde Park, London, applied to join I Mech E

1903 Starting working with L. A. Legros on design of a petrol engined car

1905 Associate member of I Mech E

1905 Partner in Legros and Knowles; actively engaged in equipping works and manufacture of the car.

1905 Joined Inst Civil Engineers

WWI Capt., R.G.A.; mentioned twice in despatches; French Croix de Guerre; Greek Military Cross[1].

1942 Resigned from I Mech E

1959 Died in Dorking

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Sources of Information

  1. Cambridge Alumni