Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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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.

Oakleigh Motor Co

From Graces Guide

of 65a, Rosendale-road West Dulwich

Oakleigh were motorcycles produced from 1910 to 1914.

See Lewis Arthur Durant

1910 The first machines had a 3.75hp single or 5hp V-twin Peugeot engine, direct-belt drive and a spring frame with sprung forks.

1911 The specification changed, to use a 4.5hp JAP engine in a rigid frame, or V-twins of the same make of 6hp, 7hp or 8hp.

1913-14 LAD were cycle cars produced

1914 Only a 3.5hp JAP single was available. The make then became one of the many casualties of World War I.

1923-26 The LAD was revived by L. A. D. Manufacturing Co

See Also

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Sources of Information

The British Motorcycle Directory - Over 1,100 Marques from 1888 - by Roy Bacon and Ken Hallworth. Pub: The Crowood Press 2004 ISBN 1 86126 674 X