1927 Rolls-Royce 20hp Thrupp & Maberly Limousine GRJ71
Sale price: £35,000.00 make an offer
Last update: 14.04.2014
Car location: Bethesda, United KingdomSale type: Fixed price listing
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|Model:||20hp Thrupp & Maberly Limousine GRJ71|
|Drive side:||Right-hand drive|
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1927 Rolls-Royce 20hp Thrupp & Maberly Limousine GRJ71 for sale
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We have with the car four old buff logbooks. which. between them. cover the period from new until 1976. at which point the DVLA Swansea record takes over. therefore providing a complete ownership record. The car
has recently been re-wired. is in nicely sound condition. runs well. and is offered prepared and newly MoT tested. We are in the process of reclaiming the original registration number. AR 6. which would be a desirable
Chassis No. GRJ71. Reg No. UR 7621 (but see above). £35. 00.
Snippets – The Sebrights
Lady Olive Emily Sebright took delivery of GRJ71 at the family seat of Beechwood Park. Bedfordshire. The Sebrights acquired Beechwood when Anne. Sir Thomas Saunders' great-granddaughter married Sir Edward Sebright 3rd Bt in 1687. The Sebrights were faithful Royalists & in 1643 were fined £1. 09 by the sequestors in order to retain their estates. By marriage the Sebright family are related to: Henry Montagu 1st Earl of Manchester a major 17th Century statesman. Sir Samuel Dashwood of the East India Company & Lord Mayor of London. the Crofts of Norfolk – William Crofts was Master of the Horse to James II (whilst he was the Duke of York). Dukes of Leinsters who can claim a blood link via Lady Lennox to Charles II! Lady Olive & Sir Guy Sebright were tenants of several imposing properties – Caddington Hall in Hertfordshire which was owned by the MacNamara family who had inherited the Hall through marriage to Anne Lee the heiress of John Pedley & the Sebrights later rented Hever Castle! Hever which dates from 1270 was purchased by the Bullen family in 1459 & was childhood home of Anne Bullen. it was not until Henry VIII was courting Anne that the surname of Boleyn was adopted. In 1539 Henry seized ownership of Hever & gifted it to his 4th wife Ann of Cleves upon their divorce. Later owners of Hever included the Waldegraves (supporters of Henry's Catholic daughter Mary) & the Meade-Waldoes who rented this & other estates out. According to the 1901 census whilst at Hever. the Sebrights had 9 servants! Sir Guy Sebright inherited Beechwood Park & the Baronetcy upon the death of his older brother. Edgar (Christmas Day 1917. Sir Guy himself died in 1933 but his & Lady Olive's only son died in 1912 after a few hours sudden illness. Beechwood Park can be traced back to Saxon times. since then the house has had many alterations & additions including the land being re-designed by Capability-Brown in 1753.
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