Articles with the tag: Inventors


Sidney Flavel & Co, 1851 Medal

Sidney Flavel & Co, 1851 Medal

In 1851 at the Great Exhibition Sidney Flavel of Leamington was awarded a medal for his Kitchener cooking range. There is much confusion over this medal, modern descriptions claim it was one of seventeen ‘gold’ medals awarded. However, contemporary...
William Lewin

William Lewin

William Lewin, uncle of two Leamington HG members, was a qualified carpenter and joiner who worked for many years at local builders Wallsgrove Bros of Clarendon Street and Leicester Street.  He later became a buildings inspector for the local council.  He was also a...
Leamington- built cars: the Tyrrell 001

Leamington- built cars: the Tyrrell 001

It is always assumed that Leamington only ever produced one car, the Crowden*, – in spite of the fact that the town is only 10 miles away from Coventry, the spiritual home of the British motor industry, and many of the industry’s high flyers and managers...