Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,122 pages of information and 245,598 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

London Motor Omnibus Co

From Graces Guide

1903 Company formed and absorbed the London Motor Omnibus Syndicate on its voluntary liquidation[1]

1905 The London Motor Omnibus Co was established by investors enthusiastic about the new technology, which they thought could finally break the London General Omnibus Co monopoly; it had 58 vehicles.

1907 Absorbed into a new company Vanguard Motor Omnibus Co on its formation[2].

The London Motor Omnibus Co, otherwise known as Vanguard, formed a subsidiary MOC - Motor Omnibus Construction.

1908 Taken over by LGOC.


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Sources of Information

  1. The London Gazette 10 March 1903
  2. The Times Dec 22, 1906