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Thomas Barwell Barrington

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Lieut. Col. Thomas Barwell Barrington (1884-1943)of Rolls-Royce

1884 March 31st. Born at Paddington the son of Charles William Barrington, Fruitier and Greengrocer, and his wife Fanny Barwell.

WWI Joined RR as head of the Derby design office

1911 A boarder in Derby (age 28 born Paddington), an Engineer at the Motor Car Works.[1]

Married Gertrude Agnes Mattinson and had son Thomas Ferguson Barrington (1914-2002)

1921 Left the company

1929 Joined Bentley

Also worked at Bristol

1934 Re-joined RR

1943 June 30th. Died at the Packard Motor Co, Detroit. Described as a Civil Servant. Of Brook Cottage, Alderwasley, Derbyshire. Probate to his widow Gertrude Agnes Barrington.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1911 Census

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