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Mackenzie Carriage Works

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of Walnut Tree Walk, Lambeth

c.1870 Business established (see Advert)

1899 Alexander Mackenzie representing Riker and building twenty carriages for Shippey Brothers.[1]

1899 Offered 2 vehicles using batteries on the Riker system [2]

1899 October. Fire at the works of Mackenzie Brothers, Walnut Tree Walk, carriage and motor car manufacturers. 'completely burnt out'. 150 hands out of employment.[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Autocar 1899/07/01
  2. The Engineer 1899/06/23
  3. Daily Telegraph & Courier (London) - Thursday 05 October 1899