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Geoffrey Boothroyd


Birth Name: Geoffrey Boothroyd

Born: 1 January 1970 Died: 20 October 2001

Country of origin: United Kingdom


Description: Geoffrey Boothroyd was an English firearms expert and author of several works on the subject, who is best known as giving weapons advice to James Bond author Ian Fleming.He was born in Glasgow. Beginning with A Guide to Gun Collecting and Guns Through the Ages (both 1961) to The British Over and Under Shotgun co-authored with Susan Boothroyd (2004), Boothroyd was a prolific author on the subject of firearms. Whilst employed with the Imperial Chemical Industries, an ammunition manufacturer, Boothroyd wrote a letter to Fleming professing admiration for the character of James Bond, but not his choice of weapons, particularly ... (more)
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