Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

Registered UK Charity (No. 115342)

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Edgar Smith

From Graces Guide
1904.

Edgar Smith J.P., A.M.I.A.E., F.I.M.T., Man. Dir. Halifax Motor Co., Ltd., Halifax.

1867 Born in Halifax.

Educated at All Souls, Halifax.

1895 Started on his own account in cycle business in Halifax,

1901 entered motor industry. Developed Halifax Motor Co.

1904 'SMITH, Edgar, Broad Street, Halifax. Cars: 6-h.p. Linou, 12-h.p. Darracq. Total distance travelled since becoming a motorist: About 8,000 miles. Hobbies: Cycling, hunting. Was one of the earliest motorists in the Halifax district, and is well-known amongst the West Riding motoring fraternity. Is an old racing cyclist, and at one time held many local records. Clubs: Yorks Road, Halifax Automobile.'[1]

1910 Started Smith's Garage, Tadcaster

1913 entered Halifax Town Council

1923 Alderman of Halifax

1929-30 Mayor of Halifax


See Also

Loading...

Sources of Information

  1. 1904 Motoring Annual and Motorists Year Book