1935 Rolls-Royce 20/25 Park Ward Saloon GHG20
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Car location: Bethesda, United KingdomSale type: Fixed price listing
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1935 Rolls-Royce 20/25 Park Ward Saloon GHG20 for sale
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Chassis No. GHG20. Reg No. DL 9939. £32. 00.
Snippets: Chemists & Conveyor Belts The first owner was Horace Edgar Bowles. an analytical chemist. who in 1919 was sued for “Judicial Separation” by his wife Louisa who claimed that although Horace's income was some £1. 00pa “in 17years he gave her only 4 dresses & as they had no servants she had to do all the housework. look after the children & do the washing. her life was one of worry. disappointment & trouble”. The judge dismissed her petition with strong words to the effect that “if a wife turned a gloomy countenance on all family enjoyment . then she had only herself to thank if the husband were sometimes a little indifferent. ” It is not clear if Horace & Louisa did divorce but after her death in 1958. Horace remarried the following year (he was then 85) to Louisa's younger sister – Agnes Michel Vance. Horace & Louisa's eldest son Francis George was an MP & created a Life Peer in 1964. he later became Captain of the Yeomen of the Guard and Government Deputy Chief Whip in the House of Lords. In January 1945 GHG20 was with her 3rd owner – Serge Charles Bentley a businessman & inventor who with Israel Pomerance patented several inventions relating to machines used for the harvesting of potatoes & other root crops. namely conveyor belts.
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