Sir Alfred Owen - Birmingham and Black Country Lives

Find out more about one of the West Midland's most prominent industrialists. Sir Alfred Owen inherited the engineering firm of Rubery Owen aged just 21, and soon turned it into one of the UK's leading companies.

Along the way he became involved in Formula One racing and Sir Donald Campbell's attempt to break the world land speed record...

KEYWORDS: Sir Alfred Owen, Rubery Owen, Black Country, Industry, Darlaston, Automotive, Engineering, Bluebird, Motor Racing, Oxford Dictionary of Biography

In Black Country,


David Owen OBE

Thanks to:

Jim Owen, Rubery Owen Holdings Ltd, Media Archive for Central England, BRM Association, Stadco Ltd, The World Rubgy Museum Science and Society

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