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William Somerville Renwick

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William Somerville Renwick (c1889-1962)

c.1889 Born in Glasgow

1901 in education at Cramond[1]

1912 Left Glasgow; arrived in New York, a mechanical engineer[2]

1918 Lieut. Renwick married Joan Lesley Bayly in Chelsea [3]

Renwick and Bertelli were two of the four directors of Aston Martin Motors as it was reconstituted in 1926 by the Charnwood family, who had pulled it from receivership.

1926 Living in Kenilworth[4]

1962 Died in Birmingham[5]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1901 census
  2. Departure and Arrival records
  3. BMD
  4. The Engineer 1926/04/26
  5. BMD
  • A-Z of Cars of the 1920s by Nick Baldwin. 1994. ISBN 1 870979 53 2