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Bentley Motor Car

Categories: Engineering, Transport

Walter Owen Bentley (1888 - 1971), "W. O." to his friends, founded Bentley Motors Limited. The chassis for the first model (3 litres) was exhibited at the London Motor Show in October 1919. By December it had a working engine. But it was not until September 1921 that the first was on the streets.

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Bentley Motor Car

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Bentley Motor Car

Google Street View shows the plaque in place March 2022 but just an empty fra...

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Bentley Motor Car - first lost plaque

This image was taken by Alan Zafer and was published in the Ham & High.  ...

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Sir Owen Williams

Sir Owen Williams

Engineer. Born Evan Owen Williams. He was appointed chief consulting civil engineer to the British Empire Exhibition in Wembley. Later he was the principal engineer for the Gravelly Hill Interchang...

Person, Engineering

2 memorials
John Henry Hesketh

John Henry Hesketh

Second Engineer (Refrigeration) on the RMS Titanic. A full résumé of his life can be found on the Encyclopedia Titanica website. He is also commemorated on the Engineers Memorial, Andrews East Par...

Person, Engineering, Tragedy

1 memorial
J. & E. Hall, Dartford

J. & E. Hall, Dartford

From Dartford Archive: "In the early days the company specialised in heavy foundry-based engineering. Later on, the company developed a specialisation in refrigeration engineering." We wondered wh...

Group, Craft / Design, Engineering

1 memorial