Posts Tagged: Bentley Boys

W. O. Bentley
By October 15, 2013 Read More →

W. O. Bentley

Walter Owen Bentley was born September 16th, 1888 in London. The youngest of nine children, Walter Owen or W. O. as he is invariably known, was fascinated by all things mechanical from an early age.

Henry “Tim” Birkin
By August 17, 2013 Read More →

Henry “Tim” Birkin

Sir Henry ”Tim” Birkin is known as one of the Bentley Boys. He was born in 1896, in Nottingham, Great Britain to wealthy family. His parents were Sir Thomas Stanley Birkin and Hon. Margaret Diana Hopetoun Chetwynd. In childhood, Henry Birkin gained the nickname Tim, which stuck right up to Birkin’s death.