Sir Henry Royce was born 27 March 1863 and died 22 April 1933. He made cars, and with Charles Stewart Rolls started the Rolls-Royce company.
He was born in Alwalton, Huntingdonshire which is near Peterborough as the youngest child of five.
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Engine and gearbox of Royce's second car, now in MOSI, Manchester
Statue of Sir Henry Royce, standing outside the company's HQ at Moor Lane, Derby
Royce's blue plaque in Quarndon Derbyshire