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Kingsbury Engineering Co

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1920. 216cc. Exhibit at Glasgow Museum of Transport.

of Kingsbury Works, Kingsbury, London, N.W.

See London and Midland Motors

WWI Produced the Le Rhone aero-engine

Established 1919.

1919 Employed 800 persons and produced light Kingsbury cars with the Koh-i-Nor engine from Kennedy Motor Co

1920 Manufacturers of “ Kingsbury ” Motor Cars, Motor Cycles and Motor Scooters

1922 Directors: Adml. Sir P. Scott, Bt. (Chairman), C. L. Reed, E. Barmingham, P. Edelstone and P. Luke (Managing) Sec.: H. N. Gunn

1923 The factory became home to Vanden Plas

WWII Manufactured parts for the De Havilland Mosquito [1]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Mosquito by C. Martin Sharp and Michael J. F. Bowyer. Published by Crecy Books in 1995. ISBN 0-947554-41-6