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Bentley, Walter Owen (1888–1971), designer and racer of motor cars

H. G. Pitt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 829 words.

Bentley, Walter Owen (1888–1971), designer and racer of motor cars, was born on 16 September 1888 at 78 Avenue Road, Hampstead, London, the youngest in the family of six sons and three...

Brabham, Sir John Arthur, (Sir Jack)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 322 words.

Kt 1979; AO 2008; OBE 1966

Born Sydney, Australia, 2 April 1926; m 1st, 1951, Betty Evelyn Beresford (marr. diss. 1994); three s; 2nd, 1996, Margaret Taylor; died 19...

Butler [née Reid], Lois (1897–1970), aviator and skier

Enid deBois.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 917 words.

Butler [née Reid], Lois (1897–1970), aviator and skier, was born on 3 November 1897 at 275 Drummond Street, Montreal, Canada, the only daughter and second of the five children of Sir...

Chevrolet, Louis

Ronald Edsforth.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1105 words.

Chevrolet, Louis (25 December 1878–06 June 1941), mechanic, race car driver, and engine designer, was born in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, the son of Joseph Felicien Chevrolet, a...

Clasper, Henry [Harry] (1812–1870), oarsman and boat builder

Eric Halladay.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 753 words.

Clasper, Henry [Harry] (1812–1870), oarsman and boat builder, was born at Dunston, near Newcastle upon Tyne, on 5 July 1812, the son of Robert and Jane Clasper. He married his cousin...

Clasper, John Hawks [Jack] (1836–1908), boat builder and oarsman

Eric Halladay.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1178 words.

Clasper, John Hawks [Jack] (1836–1908), boat builder and oarsman, born in Newcastle upon Tyne on 13 October 1836, was the eldest of thirteen children (eight daughters and five sons) of...

Cooke, Sir (Ernest George) Stenson (1874–1942), secretary of the Automobile Association and fencer

P. W. J. Bartrip.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1897 words.

Cooke, Sir (Ernest George) Stenson (1874–1942), secretary of the Automobile Association and fencer, was born Ernest George Cooke at 9 Shrubland Road, Haggerstone, London, on 5 October 1874,...

Critchley, Alfred Cecil (1890–1963), greyhound racing promoter and aviation administrator

Mark Clapson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1219 words.

Critchley, Alfred Cecil (1890–1963), greyhound racing promoter and aviation administrator, was born at Stapleton ranch, near Calgary, Alberta, Canada, the first of the two sons of Oswald...

Denly, Albert William [Bert] (1900–1989), motorcycle racer and motor engineer

Roger Bird.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 865 words.

Denly, Albert William [Bert] (1900–1989), motorcycle racer and motor engineer, was born in Wisley, Surrey, on 1 June 1900, the only son of James Denly (d. 1918), a bricklayer's labourer on...

Edge, Selwyn Francis (1868–1940), motor car entrepreneur and racing driver

David Thoms.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 971 words.

Edge, Selwyn Francis (1868–1940), motor car entrepreneur and racing driver, was born in Concord, Sydney, New South Wales, on 29 March 1868, the son of Alexander Ernest Edge and his wife,...