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Rich List 2019: profiles 959-978= | Rich List – The Times

959= DAVID AND BETTY CARR
Car sales
£124m ▲£6m

Helston Garages Group is one of the UK’s largest car dealers, with 37 franchise dealerships in Cornwall, Devon, Somerset and Dorset. The operation caters for wallets of varying sizes, selling Ferraris, Maseratis and Jaguars as well as Skodas, Peugeots and Volkswagens. Carr, 81, his 78-year-old wife Betty and family trusts own all the £115m business. We add past salaries, dividends and other interests.
2018: £118m, 964=

959= CHRISTOPHER DUNCAN
Household goods
£124m ▼£19m

Duncan, 79, can still supply parts for every model of his smiling Henry vacuum cleaner, stretching back to its first generation in the early 1980s. More than 10m of the quirky cleaning devices – along with Duncan-designed siblings Hetty, Harry, Charles, James and George – have been sold since…

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