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Rootes Securities

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1933 The name of the holding company for companies owned by Rootes Ltd was changed to Rootes Securities Ltd [1]; Humber Ltd became the manufacturing division and Rootes Ltd controlled distribution, property, and hire-purchase financing subsidiaries.

By 1936 the Rootes group of companies included[2]:

by 1941 the Rootes Group was advertised as the name of the overall Group[3]


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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Monday, Nov 21, 1949
  2. The Times, Oct 24, 1936
  3. The Times, Feb 05, 1941