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Reginald Claud Rootes1

M, #561641, b. 20 October 1896
Last Edited=30 May 2012
     Reginald Claud Rootes was born on 20 October 1896.1 He was the son of William Rootes and Jennie Catt.2 He and Ruth Joyce Bensted were divorced.1 He married Ruth Joyce Bensted, daughter of Harding Bensted, on 8 February 1922.1
     He was Pres Society Motor –46 (Dep Pres 1946–50), knighted 1946, Pres Motor Industry Research Assoc 1952–56, V-Pres Engrg and Allied Employers' Nat Assoc 1952–56, chairman Rootes Motors 1956–67 Mfrs 1945.1 He was educated Cranbrook Sch.1 Sir.1 On 30 September 1938 married 2nd Nancy Norris, daughter of John Clayton Beadle issue by his 1st w.1

Child of Reginald Claud Rootes and Ruth Joyce Bensted

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3389. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Harding Bensted1

M, #561642
Last Edited=30 May 2012

Child of Harding Bensted

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3389. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Ruth Joyce Bensted1

F, #561643
Last Edited=30 May 2012
     Ruth Joyce Bensted is the daughter of Harding Bensted.2 She and Reginald Claud Rootes were divorced.1 She married Reginald Claud Rootes, son of William Rootes and Jennie Catt, on 8 February 1922.1
      Her married name became Rootes.

Child of Ruth Joyce Bensted and Reginald Claud Rootes

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3389. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Timothy David Rootes1

M, #561644, b. 26 May 1925
Last Edited=30 May 2012
     Timothy David Rootes was born on 26 May 1925.1 He is the son of Reginald Claud Rootes and Ruth Joyce Bensted.2
     He was Captain 6th Airborne Armoured Reconnaissance –47, managing director GDR Hldgs Regt 1944.1 He was educated Harrow.1 He lived in 2003 at The Barn House, Alkerton, Oxon, ZZZ.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3389. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Horace Press1

M, #561645
Last Edited=30 May 2012

Child of Horace Press

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3389. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]


Nora Press1

F, #561646, d. 19 September 1964
Last Edited=30 May 2012
     Nora Press was the daughter of Horace Press.2 She and William Edward Rootes, 1st Baron Rootes were divorced.1 She married William Edward Rootes, 1st Baron Rootes, son of William Rootes and Jennie Catt, on 15 March 1916.1 She died on 19 September 1964.1
      Norfolk.1 Her married name became Rootes. She lived Gt Yarmouth.1

Children of Nora Press and William Edward Rootes, 1st Baron Rootes

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3389. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

William Geoffrey Rootes, 2nd Baron Rootes1

M, #561647, b. 14 June 1917, d. 1992
Last Edited=5 Feb 2013
     William Geoffrey Rootes, 2nd Baron Rootes was born on 14 June 1917.2 He is the son of William Edward Rootes, 1st Baron Rootes and Nora Press.2 He married Marian Haytor on 15 August 1946.2 He died in 1992.2
     He was educated Harrow and Ch Ch Oxford.2 He was T/Major Royal Army Service Corps WW II.2 He was dau of Lieutenant-Colonel Herbert Roche Haytor, Companion, Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.).2 He was also known as 2nd Baron Rootes.2 He was chairman Rootes Motors, Chrysler UK , Game Conservancy 1975–79, memb Nat Advsy Cncl for Motor Mfg Industry, Cncl, Cncl CBI 1967–74 and Warwick U 1968–74, NEDC Motor Manufacturing Industry 1968–73, UK Cncl World Wildlife Fund 1979 and Management Ct in 1967.2

Children of William Geoffrey Rootes, 2nd Baron Rootes and Marian Haytor

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3389. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Brian Gordon Rootes1

M, #561648, b. 1 October 1919, d. 1 January 1971
Last Edited=27 Jun 2012
     Brian Gordon Rootes was born on 1 October 1919.1 He was the son of William Edward Rootes, 1st Baron Rootes and Nora Press.2 He married Elizabeth Margaret Barclay, daughter of Reverend Humphrey Gordon Barclay, on 5 February 1944.1 He died on 1 January 1971 at age 51.1
     He was educated Harrow.1 He was T/Major 12th Royal Lancers WW I.1 He was chairman Prestair Ltd and Dallick Ltd, Rootes Ltd, Rootes Motors Overseas Ltd, V-Chm Internat Rd Fedn, dir Rootes Motors Ltd to in 1967.1 He lived in 2003 at The Old Farmhouse, Ramsbury, Wilts, ZZZ.1

Child of Brian Gordon Rootes and Elizabeth Margaret Barclay

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3389. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Reverend Humphrey Gordon Barclay1

M, #561649
Last Edited=30 May 2012

Child of Reverend Humphrey Gordon Barclay

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3389. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Elizabeth Margaret Barclay1

F, #561650
Last Edited=30 May 2012
     Elizabeth Margaret Barclay is the daughter of Reverend Humphrey Gordon Barclay.2 She married Brian Gordon Rootes, son of William Edward Rootes, 1st Baron Rootes and Nora Press, on 5 February 1944.1
      Norwich.1 She was widow of Lieutenant Norman Lewis Phillips (see DUCIE.1 E) and youngest.1 Rector Southrepps.1 Her married name became Rootes. She was Commander, Royal Victorian Order (C.V.O.).1 She was Military Cross (M.C.).1

Child of Elizabeth Margaret Barclay and Brian Gordon Rootes

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3389. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]