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Jack Barclay

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Distributors of Rolls-Royce, Bentley and FIAT cars

1927 Company established by John Donald Barclay with two London showrooms (the chief one being in George Street) and a service centre.

1937 Acquired coachbuilders James Young

1945 Acquired coachbuilders Gurney Nutting

1953 Moved to showrooms in Mayfair's Berkeley Square

1958 Jack Barclay's son Victor Barclay joined the company

1967 Acquired by Dutton-Forshaw Group, motor distributors, [1]

1979 The group was acquired by Lonrho

1979 Victor Barclay became the managing director

2000 Acquired by H. R. Owen group

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Nov 09, 1967