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Lord Nuffield (Lifelines)

by Peter Hull

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Shire Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Historical - British

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7963059M
    ISBN 100747802033
    ISBN 109780747802037
    OCLC/WorldCa28159809

    Art direction, book and cover design for Lord Nuffield: A Philanthropic Legacy commissioned by Nuffield College, University of Oxford. In recognition of the 50th anniversary of his death, the book highlights the philanthropic legacy of Lord Nuffield's historic charitable donations and the ongoing support this provides for educational and health organisations to this day. WRM to Lord Nuffield Nuffield was William Richard Morris (WRM), and he was still known as Billy Morris—the local man made good—by elderly Oxford citizens in the late s. He was made a Baronet in , went to the House of Lords as Baron Nuffield in , and became a Viscount in and a Companion of Honour in File Size: 1MB.

    The Lord Nuffield Club. likes 1 talking about this. The Lord Nuffield Club is an Organisation of Successful Individuals with a Philanthropist Heart and Business MindFollowers: Lord Nuffield had created a vast fortune for himself, as the shares were selling for around £2. In order to put his wealth beyond the reach of the taxman, Nuffield began endowing charities in earnest; by he had donated £ 11,, to research, education and charity. Sir Oswald Mosley's Fascist Movement.

    Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Lord Nuffield: An Illustrated Life of William Richard Morris, Viscount Nuffield, by Peter Hull (Paperback, ) at the best online prices at eBay! Free delivery for many products! Ennobled as Lord Nuffield in , this book uses both ‘William Morris’ and ‘Nuffield’ or ‘Lord Nuffield’ when referring to him (mainly but not exclusively ‘Morris’ before and ‘Nuffield’ after ).Brand: Words by Design.


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Lord Nuffield (Lifelines) by Peter Hull Download PDF EPUB FB2

Lord Nuffield: An Illustrated Life of William Richard Morris, Viscount Nuffield, (Shire Library) Paperback – March 4, by/5(2). William Richard Morris, later Lord Nuffield, rose from humble beginnings to become one of Britain's leading industrialists and philanthropists, and it is to his career that Oxford's industrial standing can largely be attributed.

Having established his own cycle business nine months after leaving school at fourteen, he quickly developed plans for a small, high quality car that could be mass.

Nuffield Place; The man who put Oxford on wheels; The birth of the Morris car; Expansion and philanthropy; War and loneliness; The principal events of Lord Nuffield's life Twitter Facebook. Comprising an early history of Wolseley Co., pioneers in the manufacture of both motor cars and aero-engines before the First World War, the book also relays the events surrounding Lord Nuffield's attempts through Wolseley to design and manufacture a range of light aircraft, and also looks at Nuffield's involvement with aircraft in World War /5(3).

Lord Nuffield worked at 16 James Street, Oxford as a repairer of bicycles in the shed at the bottom of his father’s garden with the starting capital of £4. Designed his first car, the bull nosed Morris, at his car repair garage at Longwall Street, Oxford.

Get this from a library. Lord Nuffield: an illustrated life of William Richard Morris, Viscount Nuffield, [Peter Hull]. Lord Nuffield: An Illustrated Life of William Richard Morris, Viscount Nuffield, (Lifelines) (Lifelines Series) Paperback – 1 Jan.

by/5(8). William Richard Morris, Viscount Nuffield, (born Oct. 10,Worcestershire, Eng.—died Aug. 22,near Huntercombe, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire), British industrialist and philanthropist whose automobile manufacturing firm introduced the Morris cars. The son of a farm labourer, Morris was obliged by his father’s illness to abandon plans to study medicine and go to work at age   Today, the late Lord and Lady Nuffield’s home, Nuffield Place at Huntercombe, near Henley-on-Thames in Oxfordshire, is a perfectly preserved s ‘time warp’ run by the National Trust.

In the sitting-room, you are greeted by music copied from Lord Nuffield's own vinyl collection, which was found in the attic. Titles in the bookcase range from Mrs Beeton's Book of Household.

Lord Nuffield. Product Details. Category: books SKU: CDB Title: Lord Nuffield Author: Edward Gillbank Book binding: Hardcover Publisher: Cassell Year of publication: Condition: GOOD Description. First Edition. pages. Yellow dust jacket with B&W lettering over orange Rating: % positive.

Nuffield Australia is very grateful to Caroline Nixon, who has taken the trouble to research the life and work of Lord Nuffield and to summarise it so that Nuffield Scholars may better understand the ethos of our organisation.

Nuffield the Man was written over a period of time and. This collection includes records, minute book, photographs and a banner. Nuffield, Lord () The archive collection for William Morris, Lord Nuffield, is not a systematically kept record of his life and work, but rather an accumulation of items of disparate origins.

Morris, later Lord Nuffield, was Britain's greatest ever philanthropist and gave away over £30m of his fortune, equivalent to £m in today's money. Yet, despite his enormous wealth, his. Lord Nuffield by Peter Hull,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.3/5(2).

Lord Nuffield and his Double Legacy, published by Words by Design, is a short illustrated biography of Lord Nuffield with watercolours by Valerie Petts. The book focuses on his work in manufacturing in Oxford and also the legacy he left behind to medicine and medical research.

Read the full press release. Lord Nuffield: An Illustrated Life of William Richard Morris, Viscount Nuffield, (Lifelines) (Lifelines Series). Book Binding:Paperback / softback. Author:Hull, Peter. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard.

Experience how Lord Nuffield, founder of the Morris Motor Company, and his wife lived by booking a group visit which will include orientation session and a welcome to the property. Nuffield Place has been left how it was when Lord and Lady Nuffield lived in it.

When your group visits, you'll be able. Peter Hull is the author of Lord Nuffield ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 1 review), History of the Motor Car ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, publish /5. William Morris - Lord Nuffield, Gouache painting by Angus McBride.

The Illustration Art Gallery The Book Palace established [email protected] (+44 20 ). Lord moved to Austin and they were to meet again in BMC—Morris, as Lord Nuffield, its first chairman.

Lord succeeded him. As of 1 July Morris Motors acquired from W R Morris, now Lord Nuffield, in exchange for a further issue of ordinary shares to him, the car manufacturing businesses of Wolseley Motors Limited and The MG Car Company Founder: William Morris, 1st Viscount Nuffield.

Lord Nuffield's donation book, loaned to Bodleian exhibitions in & /Nuffield Place was Lord Nuffield’s home from until his death in Originally named Merrow Mount, the house was designed by Oswald Patridge Milne in for Sir John Bowring Wimble, a shipping magnate.

When Sir John Wimble died, his widow sold the house to William Morris.