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Blumfield and Garrard

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1895. Electric Autocar.

Blumfield and C. R. Garrard of Coventry

Charles Riley Garrard and Thomas William Blumfield

1893 December 14th. Patent by Garrard and Blumfield. 'Improvements in electric motor carriages'. [1]

1894 March 31st. Patent by Garrard and Blumfield. 'Improvements in electric motor carriages'. [2]

1894 Details of an electric carriage with 4 inch pneumatic tyres built for them by Taylor, Cooper and Bednell of Coventry [3] [4]

1896 Great Horseless Carriage Co formed by Harry Lawson with the objective of gathering under one management all the patent rights held by the British Motor Syndicate other than those related to cycles; these included Daimler, De Dion, Bollee, Kane-Pennington, Garrard and Blumfield and Serpollet systems[5].


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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Thursday, May 21, 1896
  2. The Times, Thursday, May 21, 1896
  3. The Engineer of 27th July 1894 p88
  4. The Cyclist of June 1894
  5. The Pall Mall Gazette 19 May 1896