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Alexander Brothers

Henry and Alfred Alexander


History

Henry (b. - 16 May 1886, Edinburgh, d. - ?) and Alfred Hope Alexander (b. - 28 Feb 1891, Edinburgh, d. - 21 Feb 1891, Edinburgh) were Joint Managing Directors of Alexanders of Edinburgh, Ltd., an offshoot of a cycle and motor cycle business started by J. R. Alexander, Snr along with his sons James, Henry and Alfred, and claimed to be the oldest Ford Main dealers in Britain. Henry was educated at George Watson's College, Edinburgh, and studied engineering as apprentice to Argyll Motors, Alexandria and Arrol Johnston's, Paisley, while his younger brother Alfred was apprenticed in1906 into Motor Engineering.
The brothers exhibited a monoplane at the 1910 Scottish Motor Show.

CompantyReferences
  1. British Aircraft Before The Great War, Michael H. Goodall and Albert E. Tagg (Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2001)
  2. Who's Who in the Motor Industry, 1953, via Graces Guide at https://www.gracesguide.co.uk/1953_Who's_Who_in_the_Motor_Industry:_Persons_A




Project Data top

Project No
Type No
Name
Alternative Name(s)
Year
Spec (Requirement)
Status
Qty
Description
References
     Monoplane    1910    Proto  1  1S, 1E monoplane  1

Project References
  1. British Aircraft Before The Great War, Michael H. Goodall and Albert E. Tagg (Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2001)
  2. British Aircraft 1809-1914, Peter Lewis (Putnam, 1962)



Production Data

   Total Alexander Brothers Production      1   

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