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1904 BARON, Francis E., 62, Market Street, Manchester. Car: 6-h.p. Daimler. Founder of the Motor Haulage Company; the first company to carry G.P.O. parcel mails by motor-vans by yearly contract, and which are running between Manchester and Liverpool. Clubs: Manchester Automobile, A.C.G.B. & I.