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J. C. Dalman and Sons

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1899. Roundel from railings. Exhibit at Birmingham Museum.
March 1914.

of River Street, Birmingham, iron foundry, maker of engines for other manufacturers

1860 Established - see James Charles Dalman

1905 S. A. Daniell purchased from Messrs J. C. Dalman and Sons the stock, patterns, and goodwill of their business in copying presses, bookbinding presses, etc., carried on at the Chunk Foundry, River-street, Birmingham, and 3, Budge-row, Cannon-street, London[1]

1914-5 Made the Dalm motorcycle. The make was very short-lived; it was a lightweight two-stroke machine typical of the era. Although the motorcycle itself soon disappeared, the Dalm engine remained available as a proprietary unit until well into the next decade.

1922 Capital £10,000. Employees: 100. Principals: C. W. Dalman and J. H. Dalman. Products.— Grey iron castings for the motor trade motor engines, motor engine repairs.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1905/06/23 p637
  • The British Motorcycle Directory - Over 1,100 Marques from 1888 - by Roy Bacon and Ken Hallworth. Pub: The Crowood Press 2004 ISBN 1 86126 674 X