Collection Invicta Car Club Archive


This collection from the Invicta Car Club Archive shows several historic moments from Noel Macklin's tenure at the Fairmile Garage in Cobham Surrey, as well as a collection of films of and from, other family members.

Collection ID1256Reference codeWS 110711
TitleInvicta Car Club Archive
Dates1920s - 1940s
ProductionHal Young Harry Reigate Macklin Family Cordery Family
MaterialsFILM 16mm Video Digital
Access statusContact Screen Archive South East for details


This collection from The Invicta Car Club Archive shows several historic moments: including Noel Macklin's [later Sir Noel Campbell Macklin] tenure at the Fairmile Garage in Cobham, that includes the Garage works itself; Violette Cordery (Violet) (a racing Driver and Macklin's Sister-in-Law) undertaking various legs of the Motoring World Tour in 1927; and the Cordery attempt at the 30,000 Mile Trial at Brooklands with her sister Evelyn in 1929.

Other family films in the collection include: The Motor Cycling Club London to Lugano Run in 1927; watching an attempt at the 24 Heurs Le Mans race with Johnny Hindmarsh (Violette's husband); Charles Brackenbury in a Lagonda LG45; and the wedding of Mia Macklin (Noel's daughter, a professional figure skater) to Peter Rowland Hodge in 1940.

Films in this collection:

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