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date: 19 June 2019

Austin, Herbert, 1st Baron (1866–1941) 

Who's Who in the Twentieth Century
 Market House Books Market House Books

British automobile engineer. The founder of Austin motors, he was ennobled in 1936.The son of a farmer, Austin was educated at Rotherham Grammar School and, in preparation for a career as an architect, at Brampton Commercial College. More interested in engineering than architecture, Austin joined an uncle in Australia, where he served an apprenticeship with a Melbourne engineering firm. Soon after his return to Britain in ... ...

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