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Beaufort Motor Co

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January 1903.
January 1903.
February 1903.
February 1903.
February 1903. 20 h.p. engine.
February 1903. 9 h.p. Single-cylinder.
January 1904.
February 1905.
February 1905. 24 h.p.
February 1905. Beaufort Princess.
September 1905.
November 1906.
January 1920.
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February 1921.

of 14 Baker Street, London

1904 October. Details and illustration of a Beaufort petrol lorry with 12-hp two-cylinder engine.[1][2]

1905 August. Details of the 10-12hp and 24hp cars.[3]

1906 The company was registered on 16 May, to acquire the business carried on under the title of the Beaufort Motor Company Ltd. Directors are: John Edgar Lound (proprietor of the Beaufort Motor Co), Arthur Vaughan Cowell, Sir Frederick Frankland, Richard Vincent Jellicoe and William Alan Turquand (Engineer). [4] [5]

At the beginning of this century the Beaufort Motor Co based in Twickenham, Middlesex built motor-buses.

The London General Omnibus Co tried out a few Beauforts. They were all open-top double-deckers fitted with chain drive.

Early Registrations

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Autocar 1904/10/08
  2. The Autocar 1904/10/22
  3. The Autocar 1905/08/26
  4. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  5. The Times, Monday, May 21, 1906
  • Ian Allan - British Buses Since 1900 - Aldridge and Morris