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1933 Austin 16/6 Hearse

1933 Austin 16/6 Hearse in Mrs Henderson Presents, Movie, 2005 IMDB

Class: Cars, Funeral — Model origin: UK

1933 Austin 16/6 Hearse

[*][*] Minor action vehicle or used in only a short scene

Comments about this vehicle


Sunbar UK

2007-12-31 14:32


The vehicle details for 596 HYM are:

Date of Liability 01 10 2008
Date of First Registration 10 10 1933
Year of Manufacture Not Available
Cylinder Capacity (cc) 2107CC
Vehicle Colour BLACK

[Image: cap154ft3.th.jpg]

-- Last edit: 2007-12-31 15:54:42

Alexander DE

2007-12-31 14:51


We had an almost similar hearse before:

If the engine capacity is close to the actual/original capacity this one here must be an Austin 16 (2249cc 6 cylinder).

Animatronixx DE

2008-01-08 13:48


Found it! :sun: It┤s Woodall Nicholson body.

sevenfortyseven EN

2009-01-11 19:51


596HYM is 1933 16/6

I agree with Sunbar on reg. date

sixteensix EN

2009-11-09 23:37


The hearse shown above is certainly a 1933 Austin 20/6, or 16/6. The Hearse shown in Alexander's pictures is of a 1927 Austin 20/4 (Reg 92 FLU) This vehicle was the first motorised hearse in use on the Isle of Mann, and was saved for preservation by a matter of minutes as the scrapman was about to smash it up with an axe when it was spotted. This vehicle appeared as the hearse in the T/V series 'In Loving Memory'. One lasting memory I have of this vehicle is being asked to enter the London to Brighton run (for commercial vehicles) as part of a funeral cortage. Half way down to Brighton I had the misfortune to run into the back of the 'Mourning' car which was just in front of me, causing some minor damage to headlamp and front wing. However worse was to come when the organisers of the run took a dim view of our 'portrayal' and banned us from entering again! 92 FLU is still around, but has since been re-registered, and would need a lot of work done to it if it was ever to appear in films again.
Cheers for now.
Jim Stringer (Vintage Austin Register)

-- Last edit: 2009-11-09 23:49:42

mr hearse UK EN

2011-02-04 11:49


Oh dear, This is 'HYM', not 'FLU' that was used in the TV series 'In Loving Memory'. Bodywork is unknown but the vehicle started life in Ireland where it may have received its horsedrawn body..it was fully restored ( too much) in 1994 by its current owners T Cribbs of London!! Certainly not a Woodall body again Animatronixx!!!!

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