Hamble History

 

Hamble House home of A.V.Roe 1928-1940

acknowledgement Ordnance Survey 1909

  Alliott Verdon-Roe plaque in church

Alliott Verdon-Roe grave next to  church

 

MONTAGE OF HAMBLE AIRFIELD WITH ALLIOTT VERDON ROE'S FAMILY AND AIRCRAFT

painting by Edmund Miller

25Sir Alliott Verdon-Roe OBE26"Bert" Hinkler, DSM (later Chief Test Pilot, A.V.Roe Co. Ltd)
1Avro 534A "Water Baby" seaplane2Avro 530 2-seat fighter
3Avro 533 "Manchester" 3-seat, twin engined bomber4Avro 504K 2-seat military trainer
5Avro 504L 2-seat sea-plane6Avro 504K 2-seat trainer used by Avros for joy riding
7Avro Car 3-seats8A.V.Roe Factory built at Hamble 1916
9Parish Church of St. Andrews, Hamble-Le-Rice10Company Test Pilot
11Rev. Everard Roe (A.V.Roe's brother and vicar of Hamble12Tony (Dora's son)
13Dora Roe (Rev. Everard's wife)14Colin (Dora's son)
15Elsie Paterson (A.V.Roe's sister)16Ruth Paterson (Elsie's daughter)
17Rex Peterson (Elsie's son)18Edith Everard Roe (A.V.Roe's sister)
19Dorothy Perfect (A.V.Roe's sister)20Mrs Mildred Elizabeth Verdon-Roe (A.V.Roe's wife)
21Edwin Hodgson Roe, VD, MRCS, LRCP (A.V.Roe's father) 22Mrs Annie Sophia Roe (A.V.Roe's mother neé Verdon)
23Humphrey Verdon Roe (A.V.Roe's brother)24Dr Spencer Verdon Roe (A.V.Roe's brother)

Original Hamble Airfield 1916

Hangar Built 1917

 

Seaplane launched from slipway, airfield and hanger to rear.

acknowledgement Flight magazine

Flying from original airfield

Take-Off  Landing   

HAMBLE AIRFIELD 1929

AVRO CHIEF TEST PILOTS

 

 

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