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Strickland and Co

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c.1898/1900 Frederic Strickland, having retired from the management of his firm at Dartmouth (Simpson, Strickland and Co), turned his attention to the internal combustion engine, establishing works at Teddington for the building of experimental motor cars. His engines exhibited many features which have since become standard practice.

1900 Simpson, Strickland and Co announced facilities for repair and storage of cars at Teddington.[1]

1900 A tricycle, registered by A. E. J. Steele

1902 The Thames works of Simpson, Strickland and Co were acquired by Strickland and Co who would carry on business there[2]

1903 Cutting a Steep Pitch Screw (illustrated).[3][4]

Traded as Strickland & Co., motor engineers, Teddington, till 1904

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Sources of Information

  1. The Autocar 1900/01/20
  2. The Engineer 1902/01/31 p.126
  3. The Engineer 1903/02/27
  4. The Engineer 1903/03/13