Sir Henry Royce honoured with plaque at his former home
The founder of Rolls-Royce, Sir Henry Royce, was today honoured with a plaque at his former home in Derbyshire.
Rolls-Royce is now an international company and employs more than 40,000 people around the world including 11,000 still in Derby.
Michael Sibert reports from Quarndon House in Derby.
Plaque for Rolls-Royce founder
The founder of Rolls-Royce, Sir Henry Royce, has had a plaque unveiled at his former house.
He lived in Quarndon House in Derby after moving his factory from Manchester in 1907.
Sir Henry Royce modified his car engine to be used in aeroplanes during the first world war.