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Carriage and Wheel Works Co

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coach and carriage builders, of George Street, Gloucester

1864 Company established as The Gloucester Carriage and Wheel Works.

1897 The Gloucester Carriage and Wheel Works, Longacre Buildings; proprietor the Wagon Co Ltd[1].

1909 Entrusted with safe keeping of the Royal Carriage.

1914 Coach and motor body builders. Specialities: high-class carriages and all types of road vehicles, motor bodies, farm vehicles. Suppliers of the State Coaches for the High Sheriffs of Gloucestershire, Berkshire, Monmouth etc. [2]

1930 Acquired by the Gloster Coach and Sheet Metal Co subsidiary of H. H. Martyn of Cheltenham

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Sources of Information

  1. Kelly's Directory of Gloucestershire, 1897
  2. 1914 Whitakers Red Book