Car Co Ltd.
Specialist dealers in early Rolls-Royce
and Bentley cars.
1935 Rolls-Royce 20/25 Park
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particularly handsome car, in correct, honest and very sound condition, the
doors closing with a lovely click, and perfectly aligned, which is always a good
sign in terms of body structure condition. The paint and interior are both
authentic, showing age, useable and appealing. Features
include a full set of 6 Ace wheel discs, including those
fitted to the twin side-mounted spare
wheels, with a matching set of six
and tubes fitted just a few miles ago.
an earlier owner for over 30 years, perfectly useable just as it is, perhaps
with some improvements along the way. The engine was recently (2013)
thoroughly overhauled, with new all
main and big end bearings, new
& liners, cam
etc, and a new clutch. Offered serviced, prepared and newly MoT tested until
Reg No. DL
Chemists & Conveyor Belts:
Edgar Bowles (1st owner) was an analytical chemist &in 1919 he
was sued by his wife Louisa for “Judicial Separation; she claimed that
although his income was some £1,000pa “in 17years he gave her only 4 dresses
& as they had no servants she had to do all the housework, look after the
children & do the washing, her life was one of worry, disappointment &
hearing the case Judge Coleridge dismissed her petition commenting “if a wife
turned a gloomy countenance on all family enjoyment ...... then she had only
herself to thank if the husband were sometimes a little indifferent.” After
Louisa’s death in 1958 Horace remarried in 1959 to Louisa’s younger sister
– Agnes Michel Vance.
At the time of their marriage Horace was 85 & Anges 76!
Horace & Louisa’s eldest son Francis George Labour MP was created a
Life Peer in 1964, he later became Captain
of the Yeomen of the Guard & Gov’t Deputy Chief Whip in the House of
1936 GHG20 was with the Johnson family at 15 Lyon Road, Harrow which in 1936 was
the same address for Truvox Ltd – a radio & gramaphone company founded by
Daniel Prenn a German-Jew who was a leading Tennis player – at the start of
WWII due to Prenn’s Jewish heritage he was not permitted to play for Germany
& he emigrated to the UK.
In January 1945 GHG20 was with her 3rd owner – Serge Charles
Bentley an inventor who together with Israel Pomerance patented several
inventions relating to machines used for the harvesting of potatoes & other
root crops, namely conveyor belts.
The 4th owner was Nicholas Harrison a director of Trilite Ltd
– the Trilite inhaler had been developed in S. Africa as a method of being
able to deliver anesthetic to injured soldiers during WWII.
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