Charles Stewart Rolls

Charles Stewart Rolls

London, City of London, Greater London, England
Death 12 Jul 1910 (aged 32)
Bournemouth, Bournemouth Unitary Authority, Dorset, England
Burial Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales
Memorial ID 35020681 · View Source
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Automotive Pioneer, Industrialist. He was a co-founder of Rolls-Royce Limited automotive manufacturer. Born into an aristocratic family, he graduated in Engineering at Cambridge, beginning very young to devote himself to engines design. The meeting with Henry Royce, which occurred in 1904 at the Automobile Club of London, was decisive for the creation of the prestigious English Automotive. Rolls is also known for being a founding member of the Royal Aero Club and British Aviation pioneer. His exploits during the early years of the twentieth century are considered legendary. He died because of a flying accident.

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  • Originally Created by: Gregory Park
  • Added: 20 Mar 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 35020681
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Stewart Rolls (27 Aug 1877–12 Jul 1910), Find A Grave Memorial no. 35020681, citing Llangattock-Vibon-Avel Church Cemetery, Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales ; Maintained by Find A Grave .