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Beeston Motor Co

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November 1898.

of Coventry

1898 May. First annual dinner held. Includes Dr. C. W. Ilife; Rowland Hill, Chairman of the Company; S. Gorton, Managing Director; W. Taylor, Works Manager.[1]

1898 December. AGM. Report. Success of the motor tricycle with a ladies model added Also a quadricycle.[2]

1899. 4th March. Meeting of debenture holders held at Coventry. Present were: Rowland Hill presided; C. W. Iliffe, Doctor and Director; and S. Gorton, Director.[3]

Associated with the New Beeston Cycle Co

1899 Sale of the Beeston car[4]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Autocar 1898/05/28
  2. The Autocar 1898/12/10
  3. The Autocar 1899/03/11
  4. The Times, April 13, 1996