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Harry Ferguson (Motors)

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of 14/16, Donegall Square East, Belfast. (1953)

1911 Harry Ferguson founded May Street Motor Co selling Maxwell, Star, Darracq and Vauxhall cars and Overtime Tractors. William Sands commenced working for him here.

1912 He re-named the company as Harry Ferguson Limited.

1935 The Belfast company name was changed to Harry Ferguson (Motors) Ltd and a new sales company formed in England to sell the tractor as Harry Ferguson Ltd.

1953 Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Directors: Harry Ferguson. Major C. A. M. Alexander, M.C., D.L. J. M. Thompson. H. C. Reid (General Manager). Secretary: Gordon R. Cree.

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