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Coachbuilders, of Huddersfield.
1878 Marsom left the company
1892 George Rippon joined the business
1897 Established a branch in Bradford
1903 Established a branch in Leeds
c1904 Commenced building car bodies
1911 Moved the business to Viaduct Street
c1912 Reginald Rippon joined the business
c1919 Alex Rippon joined the business
1920s Started building body work for Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost, Phantom I, Phanton II and 20 hp models
1922 Reginald made a partner on the business
1925 Private company.
1930s Joe Butterworth became coachwork designer
1952 Ceased body building work
1954 Opened a branch in Sheffield
1961 Motor engineers, motor dealers and garage proprietors, and agents for Rolls Royce, Bentley, Daimler and Singer cars.