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Galloway Motor Car Co

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1924. 10.5 Coupe. Reg No: MB 4268. Exhibit at Glasgow Museum of Transport.
1924. 10.5 Coupe. Reg No: MB 4268. Exhibit at Glasgow Museum of Transport.
1924. 10.5 Coupe. Reg No: MB 4268. Exhibit at Glasgow Museum of Transport.

of Tongland and later at Heathall Works in Dumfries.

The company was created by Arrol-Johnston to produce light and small cars.

1921 It commenced in a previous wartime aero-engine factory and was run by Dorothee Pullinger with a predominantly female workforce. T. C. Pullinger designed the car and based it on the FIAT 501

1922 The business moved into spare space in the Arrol-Johnston factory at Heathhall. Directors: Lord Invernairn (Chairman), T. C. Pullinger, R. H. Ballantine, Miss Dorothee Pullinger, Charles Penford Pullinger and Ernest E. Leverett.

1922/3 The Tongland factory closed

Subsequently another model of Galloway car was made by Arrol-Johnston and Aster Engineering Co at Dumfries.


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Sources of Information

  • Biography of Dorothee Pullinger, ODNB