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R. Stephens, Sons and Co

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of Clevedon

Company formed by Richard Stephens

1894 Produced the 'Clevedon Special' bicycle

1896 Established the 'Stephens Engineering and Motor Car Works'

1898 Showed his first car. Few made - possibly twelve.

1899 Report of successful runs.[1]

Joined by Charles Benjamin Redrup

1913 R. Stephens, Sons and Co. Listed as stockist of Michelin.[2]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Autocar 1899/06/03
  2. Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette - Saturday 13 September 1913
  • Richard Stephens and the Clevedon Motor Cars by William Fairney. 2009