AC Cars are Britain’s oldest car manufacturers having been producing cars since 1901. Founded by John Weller and John Portwine. The company name comes from an early model, the Auto Carrier, pictur...
Group, Engineering, Transport
Born Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, son of the Danish Consul and was educated in Germany and later Denmark. Civil engineer who collaborated with many modern architects on projects such as the Sydney Opera ...
Person, Architecture, Engineering, Denmark, Germany
The Automobile Association, originally set up to help motorists avoid police speed traps, opened its first office in Fleet Street in 1905.
Group, Community / Clubs, Engineering
There was a gun-manufacturing foundry at Windmill Hill, now Tabernacle Street EC2, until an explosion in 1716. Captured French guns were being melted and the liquid metal was poured into moulds whi...
Building, Engineering, Religion
MPGB, FRICS, MIMunL., Borough Engineer & Surveyor. Andrew Behan researched Bainbridge: Clement Spencer Bainbridge was born on 15 November 1896 in Askern, Doncaster, Yorkshire, the youngest of ...
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Born: 22/9/1791, 230 years ago
Person, Science, Seriously Famous
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12,210 brave WW1 seamen remembered on the monument at Tower Hill.
23,831 brave WW2 seamen remembered on the monument at Tower Hill.