Monographs / Articles

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Percy Wilbraham Northey (1872 - 1935)
Author: Alan Payne
Family photos and research Diana Northey

This article appeared on the Box, People & Places website.
A Great Man. There is only one PN... with his singular genius for detail, (he) has had almost more than any other living person to do with the maintenance of a unique standard of excellence ... There has been no branch of motoring activity in which he has not played a conspicuous part... PN remains one of the outstanding personalities, uniting great force of character with singular charm.  Click HERE to download.

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Jackson, Jones & Collins

Author: David Neely
This interesting article references limousine coachwork builders Messrs. Jackson, Jones and Collins who specialised in custom coach work, and they have to their credit many excellent examples of high grade body work. They had a reputation for special jobs, featuring details worked in to meet the individual requirements of customers. Enjoy reading.  Click HERE to download.

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Sir Henry Royce "An Abridged Life"

This is an edited version of an article published in the
Rolls-Royce Owners’ Club of Australia - Victoria Branch “Newsletter” No. 50 (May 1963) to mark the centenary of the birth of Sir Henry Royce.


Click HERE to download.

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Rolls-Royce R & The Schneider Trophy

Author: Condensed from Wikipedia

The Schneider Trophy was a trophy awarded annually (and later, biennially) to the winner of a race for seaplanes and flying boats. The Rolls-Royce R engine featured prominently.

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Motor Launch “Gelyce”

Author: Ken Ricketts, NZR-R&BC

A wonderful article and pics on this motor launch with its
4.9 litre Rolls-Royce engine, converted for marine use
from its original Silver Cloud form.

Click HERE to download.

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Eleanor - in Body or Spirit?

Author: Paul Tritton

The story of artists Charles and Jo Sykes and 
their contribution to Rolls-Royce heritage.
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The Spirit of Ecstacy
The story of the Rolls-Royce Radiator Cap.


Author: David Harding

With the authors approval.
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The Story of the Spirit of Ecstacy (or the Flying Lady)
Introduced February 6th, 1911 as an optional extra. 


Author: Barrie Gillings

 

With the approval of the Gillings Family.
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The History of the NSW Club Logo
The story behind the design.


Author: Barrie Gillings


With the approval of the Gillings Family.

Click HERE to link to the NSW Club website.

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An Innocent Bystander's Guide to
Rolls-Royce & Bentley Model Identification

"Never say never and never say always".


Author: Margaret & Barrie Gillings


With the approval of the Gillings Family.
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Phantom II - Head Corrosion

Author: Barrie Gillings


With the approval of the Gillings Family.
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Rolls-Royce & Bentley Jargon, Design & Trivia

Author: Margaret Gillings

 

With the approval of the Gillings Family.
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Supplement
Rolls-Royce & Bentley in The Sunburnt Country

Authors: Tom C. Clarke & David R. Neely

 

With the approval of the authors.
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