From Lace to Race

Sir Henry Ralph Stanley Birkin, 3rd Baronet, one of the Bentley Boys, known as Tim Birkin, was born in a wealthy Nottingham Lace-making family in 1896 and died in 1933. He joined the Royal Flying Corps during WW1 as a pilot, serving in Palestine, where he contracted malaria, a disease he would suffer from for […]

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