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British Ensign Motors began as Ensign in Hawthorn Road, Willesden Green, London in 1913. Shortly after, the company added British to the title.
1913 Registered as Florio Motors
Run by Edward Henry Gillett a steam commercial vehicle pioneer
1913 December. Details of the four-cylinder four-speed 18-hp car.
1914 Commercial vehicles were produced with a Tylor engine.
1915 Southdown acquired a number of models.
1919 January. Advert for their 25 hp 6-cylinder car. 
1919 November. Display advert in the Times newspaper for the 25 hp car. 
1920 November. Display advert in the Times newspaper for the six-cylinder car.