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Lancefield Coachworks

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May 1935.
October 1936.

of West London

formerly Gaisford and Warboys

1921 Established by Frank Brainsby Woolard and Raymond Mays and a year later joined by George Frederick De Courtney Herridge

c1923 Business taken over by the brothers Ernest George Gaisford, Edwin James Gaisford and Henry James Gaisford along with George Althorpe Warboys. All four had been with the Grosvenor Carriage Co. The business traded as Gaisford and Warboys but later reverted to Lancefield Coachworks

by 1927 moved to Wrenfield Place, Herries Street.

WWII Manufactured parts for the De Havilland Mosquito.[1]

Post WWII. George Warboys retired and was replaced by Edward Henry Bird

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Mosquito by C. Martin Sharp and Michael J. F. Bowyer. Published by Crecy Books in 1995. ISBN 0-947554-41-6
  • SAHB Times Winter 2017-18. Article by Andrew Minney