Articles tagged Neville Minchin

Page 105 of January 1998 archive issue thumbnail Page 105, January 1998

Neville Minchin - A Great Motorist

George Robery Neville Minchin MA was well-known in the motor industry as a supplier of batteries to Rolls-Royce from his two companies, Peto and Radford and Chloride Electrical Co. He was also a keen motorist, who between 1910 and 1950 owned 13 motorcycles and 154 cars. His first acquaintance with a motor vehicle was when a student, Frank McClean, showed him the motor tricycle he owned. Minchin's...

Page 37 of December 1961 archive issue thumbnail Page 37, December 1961

Motor books for Christmas

"The Silver Lady," by Neville Minchin. Foreword by the Rt. Hon. Lord Montagu of Beaulieu. 180o pp. 8 7/8 in. x 5 in. (G. T. Foulis & Co. Ltd., 1-5, Portpool Lane, Holborn, London, E.C.1. 2.5s.) Neville Minchin, now resident in Cape Town, has a vast knowledge of Rolls-Royce matters and in "The Silver Lady," dedicated to his old friend The Rt. Hon. Lord Hives, C.H., M.B.E., D.Sc., LL.D., he...

Page 103 of September 2002 archive issue thumbnail Page 103, September 2002

Rolls-Royce thrillers reissued

Rolls-Royce thrillers reissued LONG OUT OF PRINT (AND THE SECOND title never published), the works of fiction N7 and Murder in the Monte Carlo Rallyby the late Neville Minchin are now available. Minchin (1888-1977) is well remembered as a prolific Rolls-Royce owner, as well as of many other cars, including racing Darracqs, etc. Author of several books about the Rolls-Royces, his entertaining...

Page 93 of December 1980 archive issue thumbnail Page 93, December 1980

Veteran Edwardian Vintage

Veteran Edwardian Vintage A SECTION DEVOTED TO OLD-CAR MATTERS PHIL PADDON IN ME lit iiaries that we have been serialising the, „ire several refereziees to meeting Phil Paddon, who was then a well-known figure in nattering cireks closely associated with the firm of Padden Brothers. the Rolls-Royce specialists, who still operate from the original premises in Knightsbridge's Cheval Place. A feW...

Page 39 of December 1970 archive issue thumbnail Page 39, December 1970

London-Edinburgh Rolls-Royces

Sir, The correspondence and photographs which you published last summer about the London-Edinburgh Rolls-Royce and the "Brooklands" car bred speculation enough to suggest that a further fragment on the same subject may be of interest. Not long ago I was fortunate enough to spend an evening in Cape Town with G. R. N. Minchin, who will be known to Rolls-Royce enthusiasts as the author of "Under My...


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