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Alvechurch Light Car Co

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December 1912.

Alvechurch Light Car Company of Alvechurch, near Birmingham .

The company was owned by Dunkleys, a pram maker, who also made cars under their own name.

1911 William Henry Dunkley, son of William Henry Dunkley was an employer in Alvechurch, as a perambulator manufacturer[1]

1912-1917 Made the ALC light car

1921 Manufactured a cyclecar. The car was powered by an 8 hp air cooled Matchless V-twin air cooled engine with belt drive. The company could not get the drive system to work properly and only two cars were made.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1911 census