REGISTER OF MARENDAZ SPECIAL CARS

In approximate order of production
Notes :  Current owners and exact locations are generally not given.  Cars which have existed but where the identity is not known are not listed. 

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Registration Not Known, Model Uncertain, Four-seater raced at Brooklands 1925

Four-seater raced at Brooklands 1925, This car is the first car to carry the Marendaz Special name.  It appears to be a complete 'one-off' and may have Marseal origins

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Registered UC3933,  8.2.28, Model  11/55  

Built 1926, First seen at Brooklands  4.26. Raced extensively 1926-9.  Six Class G records at Brooklands (10.11.27) and Montlhéry(14/15.2.28).  Rebodied 1930s/40s with  Wolseley Hornet (Swallow) body. Owned B.& G. Motors  (CamdenTown,1949), G.R.S.McKay (Canterbury, 1949-51), G.M. Acton (York, -1952), farmer at Middleton Teasdale (1952- ), E.N. Robinson (Darlington,1960-1), F. Winter (Darlington 1965- ), D.Brown ?, S.J. Moorwood (Shamley Green, 1971-5), F. Majzub (Redditch, 1975-82), M.J. Carter (1982). Graham Skillen 1983- date.  Rebodied again with replica of original body 1985. Running.

 

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Registered YH6538,  July 1927, Model  11/55   
Works car until 1930 at least, blue/mottled aluminium.

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Registered YT1378, June 1927, Model  11/55

Guy Griffiths, 1933 and 1935.  Light Car and Cyclecar 20.7.28.  Autocar, 26 October 1945

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Registered EC8193,  14 April 1928, Model  11/55

Sussex County Herald, Sept.1930.  Owned H.G.Webb.

Motor Sport Oct.1930.  Owned W.B. Wakefield

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Registered YW6480, 13 June 1928, Model 11/55

Engine Number FS19. L.L.Hanks, Class G records car (Montlhéry 5/6.11.28). H.R. Maule (Reading, 7.37-4.46) Motor Sport 7.43, B.& G. Motors (Camden 4.46- 8.46), J. Parker (Plymouth 8.46-8.47), M. Morgan Giles (Teignmouth, 8.47- 1.48), P.Ferry (Wilts, 1.48-1953,VSCC Prescott 1948), S.Phillips (Aldershot, 1953-). No longer extant. Batsford pocket book, Automobile July 1985.

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Registered GC5800,  February 1930, Model 11/55

Raymond Way Motors, Guy Griffiths 22.3.35, sold to Vale Engineering.

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Registered Not Known, Re-Registered BGW770  September 1934, Model 13/70

Prototype 13/70 built 1931 with many non-standard features and signs of multiple trials installations.  See 1931 ‘5-car’ photo – centre car.  Originally yellow, then dark blue.  N.E. and F.C. Annett (London,1937-8) fitted Talbot gearbox. To F.A. French (Leigh-on-Sea, 1938).  P. Piper (pre-war).  With Vauxhall engine in London around 1952-5 owned by D. Boucher (running).  With tinkers in Windsor to R. Pollock, M.Bell,  P. Ffoulks-Halbard, to Manchester. P.Mitchell (Glos.,  -1989). Graham Skillen 1997 to date.  Refitted with ex-Erskine Continental engine and Marendaz gearbox.  Motor Sport 6.77.  Running.

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Registered GW2326,  January 1932, Model 13/70

Camden Motors, Cricklewood, to Guy Griffiths 3.7.39.  Not sold, lost during the war.

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Registered GW2328 (possibly GW2326)  January 1932, Model 13/70

Car taken to Africa by Sawyer, FRGS, 1932, believed returned.   Autocar 22.1.32, 27.5.32.

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Registered GW2382,  January 1932, Model 13/70

Raced at Brooklands, 1932,old rose.

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Registered JB700,  4 August 1932, Model 13/70

Stockport 3.36; Salop 9.38; B’ham 6.39. LR 24.3.42 to A.J. Godson, Sheldon, Birmingham 26. Broken up 29.5.46.

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Registered JB753,  30 August 1932, Model 13/70 , 12.8HP

Registered JB753,  30 August 1932, Model 13/70 , 12.8HP
Continental engine.  Essex 3.36; Middx 9.46; Surrey 9.50; Middx 11.51; Essex 4.52; Leics 11.58; Derby 9.60; LR 9.63 to JE Bowles, 83 High Street, Repton, Derbys.  To Motorway Sales, Friar Gate, Derby.  E.J. Bowles (1961), G.Unsworth, Derby, P. Norheim, Norway., Restored by Wilkinsons of Derby.  To Germany, then Austria, then UK.

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Registered JB737, 13 August 1932, Model 13/70

Middlesborough 9.36; Darlington 5.38; Durham 9.38; Gateshead 8.40; Darlington 8.45; Westmoreland 10.45; Preston 8.46.

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Registered JB1093, 7 November 1932, Model 13/70

In Middlesex, 9.36

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Registered JB1200, 19 November 1932, Model 13/70

Continental engine. Portsmouth 10.37; Kent 8.49; IoW 4.50; Norfolk 5.50; Essex 4.51; LCC 5.57; W.Sx, 11.71, 7.76.  Tyler, exported to Malaysia, then Ron Pinto, Jack Hilton,California,  then France.  Now elsewhere in Europe.

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Registered YY8383,  29 November 1932, Model 17/90

A.A.Rayner, Sheffield, 1.47 . Stored until 2005.
Engine change registered 30 November 1956 to 17.9hp.  Running in U.K.

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Registered JB1094,  20 December 1932, Model 13/70

Continental engine. Essex 9.35; Berks; LCC 9.63; Berks 6.67. Wartime photos.  J.V. Bowles, ?, J.May (1965-67), Foussier, Afchain.   Motor Sport Feb 1948. Sold in France (?), running.

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Registered JB1476,  14 January 1933, Model 13/70

Continental engine. Belfast 2.33; Surrey 2.40; Worcs 5.41; Devon 9.46; Dorset 2.48; Surrey 1.55; Beds 5.58; Herts 3.59; Birmingham 9.59; Glos CC 5.68.  New to P. Haslam, Belfast 14.1.33.  Davico, Leonard, Barnard, Fellows,   J. Shaw 1960. Stored.

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Registered JB1477,  1 February 1933, Model 13/70, 12.8HP

Continental engine. A. & A. Moss.  Black. Concours car 1933, swivelling headlights, secondary gearbox.  Many hill-climb, trials successes.  Great Yarmouth 4.37; Essex 10.39; LR 12.61to James N. Smith, Mill Bank, Oakley, Dovercourt, Essex.  Burnt out around 1978 (MS 3.78), rebodied with non-standard body by M. Morton with wheels swapped with BGW770.  R. Tolhurst (Kent),  Sporting Cars 12.81.  Whereabouts and owner unknown.

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Registered JB1582  21 February 1933, Model 17/80  16.9HP

Continental engine.  Cambs 2.38; Middx 5.39; Wilts 7.39; Essex 11.39; LCC 5.63; Berks 6.63; GL(NW) 5.66; Devon CC 12.68, 2.73.  Eaton Motors, Romford (1941); Henry Smith (Aldershot); C.H. Allen, Aldershot(1950); Motor Sport 1.51; Rodney Bird, Sonning; John Le Sage, London; Geoff Harding, Maidenhead, 6.63 (rolled it at Woodcote); Stuart Bennett, Middx (1964-67), sold.  Stored.

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Registered JB1583,  25 March 1933, Model 13/70  12.8HP

Kent 4.35; LR 9.55 to W. Isler, Park Road, Swanley, Kent.

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Registered JB1937,  28 April 1933, Model  not known

Berks 7.35; Reading 11.38; Berks 6.39; Dumbarton 5.40; Glos 10.40.

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Registered JB1938,  1 May 1933, Model not known

LCC 7.37; Derby 1.39; Notts 8.40;  LR Notts 10.49. Scrapped 22.3.52.  No chassis number given in Berkshire Registration Records.  Note that registration AGU559 predates these movements for JB1938.

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Registered AGU559,  May 1933, Model 13/70

Believed originally registered JB1938; this seems unlikely as this registration pre-dates movements of JB1938, but registration may have been transferred.  G.B. Dartnell (Somerset,1957-9), JW Wilson (Essex 1959-60), J.M.King (Essex 1960-64), R.L. Pollock (Berkhampstead 1964-7), W. St. Davies (Hamworthy, Dorset, 1967-83). Museum in Ireland.  J.A.Rosenblatt (London), Chamberlaine (London), Dodds (1985).  Sold in Germany. Engine now Triumph/Coventry Climax.

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Registered  JB2070, 7 May 1933, Model 17/97

Leics 10.36; Cambs 5.42; Middx 8.42; Herts 2.43; Cambs 12.45; WR Yorks 7.46; Kent 9.46.  Autocar 12.3.43.   Marendaz block (see article).

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Registered JB3702,  10 March 1934, Model  13/90

1933 car, Zoller supercharger. No recorded movements by Berks CC.  NMM photos, A.Hess.

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Registered JB2536,  28 July 1933, Model 13/70

Marendaz block. Surrey 6.35; LCC 5.39; LR Essex 3.44.  Wartime photos by J.V. Bowles.  Monica Whincop, R. French.

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Registered JB2537,  12 August 1933, Model 17/97?

Kent 4.38; Coventry 12.42. The Vintage Alvis, p531.  Car No.23 at the 1935 JCC Donington meeting, Race No.1.  Open car, vertical rad. Slats, VdP long wings, so Model 17/97?

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Registered JB2602, 18 November 1933, Model 13/70

Bucks 5.37; LCC 5.38; Middx 7.38; LCC 5.39.  Autocar 15.12.33.  Photo p.1140. Supplied to JE Farrell, Widnes.

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Registered AMB631,  2 December 1933, Model 13/70

Motor, 9.1.34.  Supplied to JA Welch.  Continental engine.  Pilling, John Shaw.  P. Landgrebe.  On road 2004. Sold in Holland.

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Registered JB2601,  19 October 1933, Model  17/90, 17HP

Convertible Coupe. Black. A.E. Moss. P. Mercer (1935-6). Leics 7.36; Warks 7.41; Wolverhampton 10.43; Warks 8.45; Sheffield 6.47; WR Yorks 9.52; Sheffield 8.54; LR 12.59. Keith W. Morrell/Momell,  at Bakewell.

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Registered JB3814,  26 March 1934, Model 13/70

Fixed Head Coupe, but top removed later. Derby 6.37; Coventry 6.38; LCC 7.39; Surrey 7.41; Plymouth 11.45; Devon 10.47; Glos 8.48; WR Yorks 11.48, 10.51; Northumberland 6.53. Broken up.   Harvey, R. Morgan-Giles (1947-49), Ireland (Huddersfield).

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Registered TJ3498,  8 January 1934, Model  17HP Saloon

Last licensed  1.2.52  Louisa Sullivan, SW16

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Registered JB4300, 29 May 1934, Model 16/80

Long chassis, supercharged car.  Autocar 8.3.35. Adverts Autocar, 18.10.35.  Possibly a Drop-head coupe?   No recorded movements by Berks CC.  Used by DMK Marendaz.

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Registered  JB4697,  2 August 1934, Model 17/80

Croydon 11.36; LCC 3.39.

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Registered JB8519, 22 April 1936, Model  17/80

Sunderland 7.37; Northumberland 3.39.  Scrapped 9.43.

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Registered JB4690, 11 September 1934, Model  17/90

No recorded movements by Berks CC. 

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Registered AFJ956, 25 July 1935, Model 13/70

FH Coupe
Fixed head Coupe.  Black/silver.  Exeter records state Chassis and Engine number to be 8-31-28X. This looks like a Continental casting date.  F.R. Oliver (Exeter,1935).   Motor  17.7.38. Last registered owner Douglas C. Barker, Roseval, Harburn, Midlothian, 9.61.  Scrapped in Edinburgh 1961.

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Registered JB5288,  16 May 1935, Model Not known

LCC 7.37

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Registered JB5289,  20 July 1935, Model  17/80

Devon 10.35; Notts 11.40. 

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Registered  TL3857, 5 January 1935, Model  17/90

Motor Sport  2.52 (Ad. Placed by Mr. Comonte), Heap, Stacey, Taylor (Berks, 1961).

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Registered  TL4546,  22 July 1935, Model  17/97

Drophead Coupe. P.H.Geldart (Bristol, 1956) Alvis 12/50 engine. Bird (Reading 1956-  ). 

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Registered   BNE984,  June 1935, Model  17/90

John Ireland, E. Hart, Smith, Linton, A.K.Wilson, Gilmore, Schieffelin.  In Canada or USA, but whereabouts or owner unknown.  Red.

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Registered   JB8249,  13 January 1936, Model Not Known

Southport 11.38; LCC 5.39; Worcs 7.41; Birmingham 10.46; Worcs 4.51; Oxon 5.52; LCC 5.54; Surrey 12.55.  LR 3.58 to R.T. Barker, The Forge, Albury, nr. Guildford.

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Registered JB4846,  30 November 1934 or 16 May 1935, Re-Registered DAS694, Model   13/70

Marendaz block. Southampton 12.34; LCC 10.38; Middx 7.39; Kent 3.41; Surrey 4.46; Croydon 5.46; Glos 12.48; Oxford 5.52; Oxon 8.52; Northants 8.55, 7.58; Beds 7.68; LR Northants 8.68.  Phil Kingston, S. Drage, L.D. Partlett (Oxon, 9.54), WG Tyrrell (Northants,6.55), BW Burbidge ( 7.56,Northants), P.B. Kingston (1.58, Northants),  sold through Camden Motors to Ian Redmayne (8.69, Beds). Julian Evans, late 1990s. D. Baldock , Haynes Motor Museum, Sparkford, Somerset,  8.02.  Running.

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Registered  BJB629, 23 March 1938, Model 15/90

Built up over a period of days for the 1935TT. Marendaz gearbox with lever extension.  Completed the course. Used as Marendaz factory hack. French GP 1936 raced by Earl Howe/ Tommy Wisdom. Registered to Alfred Moss 21.8.38.  Kircudbright CC 3.39; Lanark 8.45; Ayr 3.46; Berwick 1.57; LCC 4.57; E. Sussex 8.57; Kent 2.60; E. Sx 8.61.  T. A. Langridge  (Kent, 1961-2) written off, resurrected. G. de Jongh, Vintage Autos, London to F. Adler, D. Court, Aukland, NZ, 1966.  Southward Museum,  Paraparaumu, New Zealand.

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Registered  DPG7,  January 1936, Model 15/90

Short chassis, steel tube/fabric body.  Mrs. A. Moss trials car.  Pilling, sold. Partially rebuilt, not running.

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Registered JB7140, 12 August 1935, Model 15/90, 16HP

Autocar  11.35.  Worcs 9.38; Birmingham 4.41; Dudley 4.46; Birmingham 3.47; Warks 6.48; Staffs 3.49; Surrey 2.53; Hants 9.53; Surrey 8.54; LR 12.56 to I&M Read, Pilgrims Way, Beavers Hill, Farnham, Surrey.  R.J. Bird.  Chassis stolen when under restoration and car dispersed, 1960s-70s.

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Registered TL5172, 24 March 1936, Model 15/90

J.C. Brown 1952-3, Ashworth, A.Miles, Phoenix Motors, Exeter. Sold.  In course of rebuild, not running.

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Registered CXM849,  4 July 1936, Model 15/90

New to G.D. Pheasey. Homer, Waterfield, W. Banfield, sold.  Triumph engine. Under rebuild.

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Registered AUP155, 11 April 1936, Model 15/90

Flocks, Downing, Tregenza, sold.  Riley engine.  Running 2004.

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Registered JB7776,  16 November 1935, Model  15/90

Leeds 9.36; WR Yorks 11.40; LCC 8.44; Middx 7.50; Somerset 8.51; Glos 9.56; LR 9.60 to David J. Andrews, 21 Hawthorne Road, Cheltenham, Glos.   Nichols, Andrews and then exported in 1950s to Capt. Marendaz in S.A.   Significant parts missing, but replacements sourced. Car & owner returned to UK 2003. Running .

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Registered CLE305,  November 1935, Model  15/90

Boul, Penny Wise 21.3.74, Brown Kelly.  Modified rear end with open propshaft and radius arms.  A. Van Den Eynde, Belgium.  Roger Wyuts, Belgium. Joop Stolze, Holland.  J. Duncan (USA), sold in Holland. 

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Registered  JB8877,  16 April 1936, Model 15/90 then 13/70

Built as 15/90.  Beds 1.38; Essex 10.46; East Ham 2.59; West Ham 9.59; Essex 5.61.  Pre-war photos in Motor Sport files.  At Lost Causes rally, Beaulieu 17.9.61 still as 15/90, owned by a Mr. Turner.  J. May, D. Mortimer (1967). To J. Shaw 1971-2001 who rebuilt with Marendaz block as 13/70, with original Marendaz 13/70 body taken from Hudson chassis (PBH552).  Stored.

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Registered  CVO36, November 1936, Model  17/80

Continental engine. Lost Causes rally, Beaulieu, 17.9.61 with W.D. Jackson.  Tregenza, Bangham, C.Jones, Oswestry, sold.  Running.

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Registered  FOF395,  June 1939, Model 13/70

Colliers of Birmingham (purchasers of bankrupt stock, 1936), Stirling (Claro Autoworks, Harrogate early 1960s), M. Fisher (Harrogate), sold.  Continental engine ex-Erskine fitted 1980s.   Old Motor July/Aug 1974.

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Current Owner: Peter Arney, Cambridge.

Registered  PDU569, Model  Jagan Special

M-S chassis/body with SS100 engine, radiator, front wings. Len Bailey, G.Cooper, 1958.  Scrapped.

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Registered  TWX266, Model   Alvis Special

This special has a Marendaz Special scuttle and cut-down doors.  No other M-S parts.

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