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1927 Company established by John Donald Barclay with two London showrooms (the chief one being in George Street) and a service centre.
1937 Acquired coachbuilders James Young
1945 Acquired coachbuilders Gurney Nutting
1953 Moved to showrooms in Mayfair's Berkeley Square
1958 Jack Barclay's son Victor Barclay joined the company
1979 The group was acquired by Lonrho
1979 Victor Barclay became the managing director
2000 Acquired by H. R. Owen group