Scene of Car Smash at Ballystockart in
Ulster International T. T. Race 1929
Two men were killed and five men injured - Photo by ... J. or G. Kilpatrick,
101 Great Victoria Street,
"At Ballystockart, where the road passed
close by another bridge on the now-defunct
railway, caught out a number of drivers. The
first Ards TT fatality occurred here in 1929,
when Frank Clark crashed his OM and
Grindlay’s Triumph Super Seven, the first
car on the scene, skidded into marshals
who were trying to move it. Clark and an
official were killed."
1) 1932 No. 16
(Riley) G. E. J. Eyston on last lap - 2nd in Race and Class
2) 1932 No. 3 (Alfa Romeo) Sir H. R. S. Birkin -
holder of lap record 83.25 m.p.h. & 5th in Race (Bradshaws)
3) written on front - Birkin 1932 Killed 1934
written on back -No. 2 (Alfa Romeo) Earl Howe - Winner of Class
"C" & 4th in Race (Bradshaws)
1) 1932 No.
2 (Alfa Romeo) Earl Howe - Winner of Class "C" & 4th in
Race (Bradshaws Brae)
2) Manby Colegreave 1933 (Colegrave) top of photo - H. M. S.
Catherwood Ltd. works dept.
3) Crabtree - 1933 (Killed June 1934)
Nuvolari 1933 Wisdom 1933 No. 21 (Riley) Wisdom - retired (Catherwoods)
Dodson (M.G.) T.T. 1934 (1st)
1) For Hire
High Class Motor Cars
J. B. Ferguson Ltd., Automobile Engineers
Chichester Street, Belfast
Largest * Most up to date Motor Depot in Ireland
2) Any ideas where? that's a Shell pump, no other
clues, love the cars, 1930's?
R.A.C. - J. GALBRAITH ESQ.
10th March 1930 J. Galbraith, Esq.,
Portadown, Northern Ireland - Dear Sir, In compliance with
your request I have pleasure in sending you a copy of the R.A.C. map of the
main roads of England and Wales showing Ministry of Transport numbers and
intermediate mileages, etc., and I trust that it will be of service to you. At the same time I
venture to enclose a booklet setting out the advantages to be derived from
Associate-Membership of the R.A.C. The service which the R.A.C. offers
is specially designed to meet the needs of motor cyclists, whose interests
are served by a Motor Cycle Department staffed by motor cyclists. The R.A.C.
"Get You Home" Service again is the only safeguard against being
stranded on the road. The annual
subscription of £1 for Motor Cycle Associate-Membership, without entrance
fee, included the free use of the Badge. I offer you a cordial invitation to
join the Club and suggest that you fill in the form and send it to me with
the subscription when I shall be pleased to send you the Badge and "Get
You Home" vouchers, etc., forthwith. Yours faithfully, F. A. Armstrong, Secretary
Photograph by Mr. Murphy, Staff Motor News - J. B.
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Please return at your
Sorry photo won't take the ink properly.
The photo was taken by Mr. Murphy 2 or 3 years ago.
I was standing in front of the Old Timers, assembled at Donnybrook, ready to
lead them off.
The steering centres shoot the ground a little in front of the perpendicular
and it was the first safety I ever saw ridden hand off
ridden by Johnny
Eccurie Ecosses 3442cc Jaguar driven by J. D.
Titterington, who came third in the Ulster Trophy race at Dundrod on
Saturday May 14th 1955
1) E. J. McMillen who came second in the Ulster Trophy race in his 1991cc
Triumph at Dundrod on Saturday May 14th 1955
2) Ecurie Ecosse's 3442cc Jaguar driven by J. D. Titterington, who came
third in the Ulster Trophy Race at Dundrod on Saturday May 14th 1955
3) A. R. Scott at the wheel of the Ravenhill Garages 1172cc Ford in the
Ulster Trophy Race at Dundrod on Saturday May 14th 1955
4) J. J. Flynn driving his 1250 cc M.G. s/c in the Ulster Trophy race at
Dundrod on Saturday 14th May 1955
5) W. T. Smith, winner of the Ulster Trophy Race, driving his 3442cc Jaguar
at Dundrod on Saturday 14th May 1955