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A. E. Morrison and Sons

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June 1936.

of Brunswick Works, South Wigston, Leicestershire. Telephone: 89112. Telegraphic Address: "Mortric, Southwigston"

1933 Patent - Improvements in or relating to electric motors.

1936 Patent - Improvements in or relating to electrically propelled road vehicles of the three-wheeled type.

1936 Acquired by Associated Electric Vehicle Manufacturers Ltd, subsidiary of Young Accumulator Co[1].

1937 British Industries Fair Advert for Electric Vehicles. Morrison Electric Delivery Vans, stripped cut-away chassis, 3-wheel electric horse for use as 1,200 lbs. (544.3 kg) delivery vehicle or as 30 cwt. (1524 kg) mechanical horse. Also Morrison Electric Mercury Arc Rectifiers and Battery Chargers. (Electricity: Industrial and Domestic Section - Stand No. Cb.812)

Presumably led onto the Morrison Electricar

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 13 November 1936