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Dennis Specialist Vehicles Ltd, commercial vehicle manufacturers, Guildford

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Alternative name(s):
  • Dennis Brothers Ltd (Formerly known as)
  • Hestair Dennis (Formerly known as)
Date: 1899-1984
  • Guildford, Surrey
Functions, occupations and activities: Engineering: Mechanical > Vehicle manufacturers
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C122007 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/B6481 )
  Description Held by Reference Further information
c1901-79: minute books, day books, ledgers, wages books, customers order books, production order books, apprentice lists, patent applications and corresp, sales figures
Surrey History Centre
NRA 34165 Hestair
1963-73: corresp and papers of Dennis Foster, sales director
Surrey History Centre
NRA 29445 SRO Guildford misc
c1899-1972: additional records incl of predecessor companies
Surrey History Centre
NRA 3518 Surrey RO misc
c1920-49: photographs of vehicle testing, associated with Marcus Dearsley, test engineer
Surrey History Centre
See Annual Return 2006
c1950-79: additional photographs
Surrey History Centre
See Annual Return 2007
1960-84: additional drawings, specifications, corresp and reports
Surrey History Centre
NRA 3518 Surrey RO misc
1904-72: misc further records incl volume of engineering sketches and related corresp with suppliers (1904-06), with sales and publicity material, cuttings and papers rel to takeover of company
Surrey History Centre
NRA 3518 Surrey RO misc

See Annual Return 2008
1929-77: additional records incl vehicle drawings and specification sheets
Surrey History Centre
1956-1982: technical drawings, brochures, published material
Surrey History Centre
1979: colour slides
Surrey History Centre
1953-1983: service manuals
Surrey History Centre
1970-1972: plans
Surrey History Centre

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