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The Abingdon, built in 1902 and 1903, was an English car made by John Child Meredith of Birmingham.
The range consisted of a 3.5 hp single cylinder engined two-seater with two speed gearbox and chain drive. There was also the Meredith model with 2 cylinder 9hp and 4 seater tonneau body.
1902 June. Description of the automobile chassis and engine.
1914 An Abingdon engine was used by Ariel motorcycles, and some singles, adopted a three-speed gearbox and a chain-cum-belt drive.
1916 Sale of stock.
1922 The Abingdon were also assembled cars built in small numbers in 1922 and 1923. It used an 11-9hp 1490cc four-cylinder Dorman engine and a 3 speed gearbox. Only 12 were made.