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James Young and Co

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October 1931.
October 1949. James Young's Sedanca. Reg No. JY 1950.
October 1949. James Young's Sedanca. Reg No. JY 1950.
October 1951.
Oct 1956.
Oct 1960.
Oct 1962.

of London Road, Bromley, Kent, coachbuilders

1863 Business founded by James Young when he bought the business of J. K. Hunter and continued by his son Joseph Orr Young

Coachbuilder for Rolls-Royce and Bentley.

WWII Manufactured parts for the De Havilland Mosquito

1956 Company name James Young Ltd.

1963 Motor Show exhibitor. Coachwork for Rolls-Royce and Bentley [1]

Retailer under Jack Barclay for Rolls-Royce and Bentley

By 1968 was part of Dutton-Forshaw Group[2]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1963 Motor Show
  2. The Times, Dec 09, 1968
  • Mosquito by C. Martin Sharp and Michael J. F. Bowyer. Published by Crecy Books in 1995. ISBN 0-947554-41-6