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Yeo and Davey

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of 178, Sidwell street, Exeter

of Old Tiverton Road, Exeter (1950)

Possibly Francis Henry Davey

1911 January. Opened their New Garage at 178, Sidwell street, Exeter.[1]

1912 April. Advertising as sole district agents for Argyll.[2]

1920 Sole agents for Ford cars.[3]

1930 Selling Fiat.[4]

1938 Selling M.G., Riley and Vauxhall.[5]

1946 Company re-formed as Yeo and Davey (1946). Directors: Arthur T. Truman (Permanent MD); Lewis L. Turner; Elizabeth A. Seamark; Reginald J. Endon; Clifford G. Seamark.[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Friday 27 January 1911
  2. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Tuesday 16 April 1912
  3. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Saturday 29 May 1920
  4. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Friday 28 March 1930
  5. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Friday 09 December 1938
  6. Western Morning News - Thursday 24 January 1946