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William Lea Motor Co

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1900. Liver Phaeton. Exhibit at the Museum of Liverpool.
1900. Liver Phaeton. Exhibit at the Museum of Liverpool.
January 1902.
July 1906.
June 1909.
June 1909. 14-16 h.p. Pick.

William Lea of Birkenhead.

Berry Street, Liverpool.

See William Lea

1901 June. Details of the works and the vehicles produced.[1]

1909 'William Lea Motor Company Limited.— Registered with a capital of £5,000. in £1 shares, to adopt agreements (1) with C. R. Clark and (2) with A. V. Dodds, and to carry on the business of manufacturers and dealers in motor cars, cycles, and vehicles. &c. The subscribers are: F. Hall, Glencairn, Church-road. Huyton, Lancashire, gentleman; C. R. Clark. Clytemnestra Villa, Formby. Lancashire, motor car dealer; J. G. Critchley, Blakeley House, Bromborough. Cheshire, motor engineer; T. C. L. Farrar, 141, Grove-street, Liverpool, motor engineer; H. Lodge, 72. Renshaw-street, Liverpool, electrical engineer. Private company. The number of directors is not to be less than two nor more than five: the first are C. R. Clark and F. Hall. Qualification of ordinary directors £250, of managing directors one share. Remuneration as fixed by the company. Registered office: 16, Berry-street, Liverpool.'[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Autocar 1901/06/01
  2. Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Saturday 27 March 1909