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Raymond Hugh Rose

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(Raymond) Hugh Rose (1886-1965) M.I.A.E.

1886 Born in Southampton.

Educated at Taunton School

Pupil at Humber, Coventry.

Chief draughtsman at Sunbeam Motor Co.

1911 Automobile engineer in a motor car works, lodging in Wolverhampton[1]

Chief designer at Belsize Motors, Manchester

1913 Motor engineer, when he married Chrystabel Fashaw in Manchester[2]

Chief designer at Crossley Motors, Manchester

Chief designer at Calthorpe Motors, Birmingham

Technical adviser Bean Cars, Dudley

Chief engineer Guy Motors, Wolverhampton

Chief designer at Sunbeam Motor Co.

By 1934 he was Designer Riley Coventry, Ltd., Coventry.

By 1953 Technical Director, Lea Francis Cars, Ltd., Coventry.

1965 Died, Wombourn, Staffs[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1911 census
  2. Parish records
  3. National probate calendar