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Winners - Research Award

In 2017, the Trustees of the Foundation initiated ‘The Sir Henry Royce Foundation Research Award. This award, with a prize of $500, which will be awarded annually to the person who in the opinion of Trustees, has made best use of Foundation ‘Archive’ to research a topic of Rolls-Royce and Bentley interest and who has published this research in Praeclarum or in a wider distribution, publicly available media.  This Award is open to all, not just members of the RROC-A. Entries must be submitted to the Hon. Archivist by end-January so that the Trustees and Archivist can decide on a winner for announcement at the annual  Federal Rally of the RROCA.

  • 2023 - Ian Berg in receiving the 2023 SHRF Research Award. Ian is the editor of the '20-Ghost Gazette' which has been published since 2019. He has included a number of articles within the Gazette which for which he has sourced material from the SHRF archives. He is also the Silver Ghost Registrar for the RROCA and publishes register reports within 'Praeclarum' each edition. Photographs from the archives have been used within these articles. In 2022, Ian co-authored the book 'Concerning the 20hp Rolls-Royce: 1922-2022' along with David Davis in celebration of the centenary of the 20hp Rolls-Royce. The book was sponsored by the 20-Ghost Club and is available through the SHRF. Many of the photographs and much of the historical research was sourced through the archives of the SHRF.

  • 2020 - The 2020 winning research articles by Greg Johnston, from RROCA-VIC are: 
    - Researching B365GT - As Sir Humphrey would say, “It was all in the files, Minister.....”
    The Provenance of Bentley MkVI, B365GT 

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