Herbert austin 1905
Herbert austin 1905
Sir Lord Herbert Austin KBE
(1866-1941)

Knight of the British Empire (from 1917), Member of Parliament (1918-1924), and 1st Baron Austin (from 1936)

Died aged c. 75

Herbert Austin, 1st Baron Austin KBE (8 November 1866 – 23 May 1941) was an English automobile designer and builder who founded the Austin Motor Company. For the majority of his career he was known as Sir Herbert Austin, and the Northfield bypass is called "Sir Herbert Austin Way" after him.

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Commemorated on 3 plaques

Photo of Herbert Austin and The Austin Village blue plaque
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Photo of The Austin Village and Herbert Austin blue plaque
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Photo of Herbert Austin blue plaque
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