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J. and C. Stirling

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June 1897.

J. and C. Stirling of Hamilton, Lanarkshire built cars from 1897-1903.

Owned by John Stirling

1862 Company commenced trading.[1]

This Scottish coachbuilder built their own bodies and used Daimler and Panhard engines and chassis on their early models. They also imported Clement-Panhard and sold them as Stirling-Panhard or Clement-Stirling.

1897 February. Detailed article on their motor carriage trial.[2]

1897 Acquired by the newly formed Stirling's Motor Carriages

In 1902 the Company was located in the former Kingsburgh's premises in Granton, Edinburgh, where they concentrated on lorries and buses.

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Sources of Information

  1. Dundee Courier - Tuesday 14 December 1897
  2. Automotor Journal 1897/02/17