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  • Abbott Albt. P. Lee Mill Bridge, Ivybridge
  • Bailey Jas. Lifton
  • Beare Henry and Sons Ltd.; works. The Avenue and stores Market Newton Abbot
  • Cockwill H. (tractors), 2, 31 and Commercial rd. Exeter
  • Curry John K. and Son, 25 Holland and Castle iron works, Barnstaple
  • Durrant Frederick, Beer
  • Fry Saml. Ernest, Tedburn St. Mary, Exeter
  • Gower Albert, New quay and 7 Waverley road, Kingsbridge
  • Holloway William Wallace, North Molton, South Molton
  • Isaac Cecil, Langtree week. Langtree, Torrington
  • Jope G. Farmers’ Supply stores. Bank square, Tavistock
  • Lock Orlando, Molland, Botreaux, Barnstaple
  • Maddaford C. T. and Son, 57 East st. Okehampton
  • Moast William Henry, Sheepwash, Beaworthy
  • Perryman Jas.Hy. Ash mill, Barnstple
  • Pope and Co. New st. Great Torrington
  • Ruby, Sampson and Co. 32 and 34 East street, Okehampton
  • Short Montague, New Buildings I works, Sandford, Crediton
  • Squire M. and Sons Ltd. Tuly street, Barnstaple
  • Twose Ernest V, Halberton, Tiverton; attends Tiverton, Exeter, Hemyock, Cullompton and Burlescombe markets


  • Ashburton Motor Works and Garage (Ernest O. Babington, propr.),East st. Ashburton
  • Beesley and Hawkins Ltd. Palace av. Paignton
  • Blackall F. N. and Co. The Square, Northam
  • Castle Garage (Torquay) Ltd. Lymington rd. Torquay
  • Chamberlain Wm. Edwd. 18 St. Andrew’s rd. Exmouth
  • Graham Geo. H. (consulting), 38 High st. Exeter
  • Heard Brothers. Ltd. Westcombe and Broad Quay, Bideford
  • Kingsbridge Motor Co. Ltd. Dodbrooke, Kingsbridge
  • Moir and Davie (A.A. official repairers and R.A.C. agents; Lucas, Rotax and C.A.V.), Central and Newton Road garages, Bovey Tracey. T N IO
  • Moxham Chas. and Co. 23, 24, 32 and 33 Torwood st. Torquay
  • Pitt Walter J. Bideford
  • Plymouth Automobile Engineering Co. Ltd. Crown Hill
  • Reid and Lee, Rockfield Automobile works, 34 New North rd. Exeter
  • Sansoms Central Garages Ltd. Mary Church, Torquay
  • Soul and Sanders Ltd. 21 Torbay Paignton
  • Thuell B. G. Grasmere, Morgan Torquay
  • Torquay Carriage and Motor Co. Ltd. 112 and 114 Union st. Torquay
  • Turnbull's Garage, Mill st. Plymouth
  • Wessex Garage Co. Ltd. 60, 61 and 62 Longbrook street and Longbrook terrace, Exeter street, Truro; High street, Exeter

Engineers - Civil

  • Bushnell, William Sweetland. Waverley, Chockland Avenue, Kingsteignton
  • Carder and Carder, Plymouth, Saltash, Truro, Torquay and Exeter
  • Fothergill Brothers. Ltd. 12 Southernhay west, Exeter
  • Hill Alfred A.M.T.C.E. Trelawney, Higher Erith road, Torquay
  • Howarth Frank, Town hall, St. Mary st. Stonehouse, Plymouth
  • Mapp Fredk. Wm. (deputy city). Municipal bldgs. Guildhall sq. Plymouth
  • Ough Arthur Henry M.Inst.C.E., F.R.I.B.A. St. Clear, Oak park, Dawlish
  • Prigg and Lindon, South Devon chmbrs. Millbay rd. Plymouth
  • Vanstone Fredk. Wm. and Sons, 12 Victoria st. Paignton
  • Wibberley Jn. Municipal bldgs. Guildhall sq. Plymouth
  • Worth R. H., M.Inst.C.E. 42 George street, Plymouth


  • Blight and White Ltd. Tweedside pl. East Stonehouse, Plymouth
  • Parkin F. and Sons Ltd. Bonhay and Eagle foundries, Bonhay road, Exeter. T N 3108
  • Willoughby (Plymouth) Ltd. Great Western docks and Rendle st, Plymth


  • Lemon and Blizard, 24 Lockyer st. Plymouth
  • Lucas-Gidley Wm. Fredk. (electrcl.). High st. Cullompton


  • Ashfold F. L. and Co. Windsor la. Plymth
  • Axworthy W. H. and Co. 106 Tavistock rd, Plymouth
  • Batten Ronald, Up. Manor rd.Preston, Paignton
  • Bickford F. 38 Boutport st. Barnstaple
  • Bickford L. J. 20 East st. Newton Abbot
  • Bicknell A. J. and Son, 22 Warbro’ rd. Babbacombe, Torquay
  • Brewer and Phillips,66Regent st.Plymth
  • Brooking Brothers. 6i High st. Exeter; works, White Hart yard, Coombe street, Exeter
  • Brown and Williams, 29a, Ebrington st. and 182 (rear of) Union st. Plymouth
  • Burdick and Co. Town Hall garage, Brunswick st. Teignmouth
  • Bushen Edward (late Garnish and Lemon), Pilton works, Barnstaple
  • Christie Bros. and Co. Ltd. High st. Cullompton
  • Cockram C.W. 31 Bear st. Barnstaple
  • Cook Frank Hy. 19 Paris st. Exeter
  • Davis Alfd. J. 32 New Bridge st. Exeter
  • Davis John W. 39 Flora st. Plymouth
  • Deakins Wm. A. 29 Ilsham rd. Torqy
  • Deeble Chas. Bridgeway, Plympton St. Mary
  • Devon Radio and Electrical Co. 331 Torquay road, Preston, Paignton
  • Dolbeary Arth. 26 Highweek rd. Newton Abbot
  • Drake and Gorham Ltd. 20a, Bedford circus, Exeter
  • Drew Fred E. Dartmouth rd. Paigntn
  • Edison Swan Electric Co. Ltd. 9 Whimple st. Plymouth
  • Ellis Hubert D. Malborough, Kingsbridge
  • Embury J. H. Kingskerswell, Newton Abbot
  • Exe Valley Electricity Co. Ltd. East st. South Molton
  • Express Magneto (Repairs) Electrical Co. Ltd 18 Holloway st. Exeter
  • Fawcett Edgar Martin, 30 New st. Paignton
  • Friend and Horton, 6 Ironbridge, Exeter
  • Friend and Son, 52 High st. Ilfracombe
  • Garland Fredk. Thos. 29 Hobart pl. East Stonehouse, Plymouth
  • General Electric Co. Ltd. 175 Union st. Plymouth
  • Gilkes Gilbt. and Co. Ltd. (stores), Manor yard, Sidmouth
  • Gilpin W, and Son, Badlake hill, Dawlish
  • Gooding Fredk. and Son, Bridge st. Hatherleigh
  • Goodman and Kelway, North Bovey rd. Moretonhampstead
  • Graham James, 7 Ilsham road, Ilsham, Torquay
  • Grant R. H. 17 Bridgeland st. Bideford
  • Gudgeon E. H. and Co. Belgrave pl. Exmouth
  • Hadfield J. W., A.M.I.E.E. (boro’), Castle street, Barnstaple
  • Hancock Ernest Jas. 4 Hatfield ter. Hatfield rd. Torquay
  • Harding T. L. and Sons Ltd. 10-16 Market st. Torquay
  • Harris G. R. 4 Triangle pl. Teignmth
  • Harvey L. G. 3 Courtenay st. Newton Abbot
  • Hearne Sydney, Oak pl. Newton Abbot Hodge Wm. 3 Saltash st. Plymouth Holcombe and Sons, 105 East st. and North st. South Molton
  • Holland Alfred Edward, rear of G.P.O. Fleet street and 57 Woodville road, Torquay
  • Hollyer Geo. J., A.M.I.E.E. (to Torquay Corporation), Town hall, Castle circus, Torquay
  • Jarvis W. H. 22 and 23 Sticklepath terrace, Barnstaple
  • Kitto and Row, 37 and 39 Market st. Torquay
  • Lang H. J. Gay, 41 Strand, Exmouth
  • Large and Lander, 20 Union st. Newton Abbot and 17 Old Mill rd. Torquay
  • Lord and Shand Ltd. contracting electrical engineers, 98 and 99 Union street, Plymouth. ’Phone 588
  • Lye Charles, ii Northernhay place, Exeter
  • Madge and Son, i3 Summerland pl. Plymouth
  • Mair Geo. and Jn. South Molton st. Chumleigh
  • Mogridge Bert, 65 Exeter rd. Exmth
  • Montgomery Sidney A. The Quay, Exeter
  • Moor’s Garage, High st. Honiton
  • Morris Chas. and Co. 4 Frankfort la. Plymouth
  • Mounce Valentine and Sons, Lifton
  • Orbell Rt. Hugh A.M.I.E.E. 4 Bampfylde st. Exeter
  • Parr Frank E. 12 Well st. Exeter
  • Partridge H. and Co. Ltd. 17 Southernhay east, Exeter
  • Pearce J. H. and Co. 6 Pennycomequick, Plymouth
  • Pearn and Carson, 27 Tavistock rd. Plymouth
  • Phillips Sidney Thos. 54 Belmont rd. Exeter
  • Pinch Paul, 65 High st. Totnes
  • Pollard and Couch, Queen st. Newton Abbot
  • Reed Geo. S. Ingledene, Chagford
  • Ruby, Sampson and Co. 32 and 34 East ! street, Okehampton
  • Ryder and Co. Frankfort la. Plymouth
  • Sampford Garage (Howard V. White, propr.), Sampford Peverell, Tivertn
  • Sanders J. H. and Sons, 79 High st. Ilfracombe
  • Sanders Wm. and Son, 32 East st. and Railway station. South Molton
  • Short Montague, New Buildings works, Sandford, Crediton
  • Slaven and Veale, South embankment, Dartmouth
  • South Sands Garage (Theodore I Dickinson, proprietor), Salcombe
  • Spence H. F. and Sons, High st. Honiton
  • Steer and Ellis, Station rd. Bovey Tracey
  • Stidston Arth. Fore st. Kingsbridge
  • Tavistock and District Electric Supply Co. (The) (W. J. Luxton, works. Parkwood road, Tavistock. T N Tavistock i8
  • Thomas Alfd. J. 65 Queen st. Newton Abbot
  • Towell Wm. Rd. 42 Cowick la. st. Thomas, Exeter
  • Truscott Sydney E. 45 Fleet st. Torquay
  • Urban Electric Supply Co. Ltd. Sand Quay, Dartmouth
  • Venn Oscar Roy, 54 East st. Crediton
  • Wallis Arth. R. and Eric, 41a, Torquay rd. Paignton
  • Whale Edwin Lyle, 28 High st. Barnstaple
  • Williamson Christphr. Jas. Ridgeway, Plympton
  • Wippell Brothers and Row, 240 and 244 High street, Exeter. T N 4048
  • Wise Fredc. 62 Beaumont rd. Plymouth
  • Wittey P. O. (to the Seaton and District Electric Light Co. Ltd.), Homer la. Seaton
  • Woodland and Stephens, 77 Summerland street, Exeter
  • Yeldon and Gardiner, 4 Reservoir view, Tavistock rd. Plymouth
  • Young Albt. E. 7 Shirburn rd. Torqy

Engineers—Gas. See Gas Engineers.


  • Batten S. and Son, 112 Winner st. Paignton
  • Bond Chas. M. Vigo engineering works, Tavistock
  • Cox Wm. Philip and Son, High st. Honiton
  • Curry Jn. K. and Son, 25 Holland st. and Castle iron works. North walk, Barnstaple
  • Endacott John Arthur, (rear of) Dartmouth road, Paignton
  • Ford John, 120 Tavistock road, Plymouth
  • Haden G. N. and Sons Ltd. 53 Southside st. Plymouth and Castle rd. Torquay
  • Instrell C. T. and Co. (also motor, mechanical and general engineers). Swan street, Torquay. T N 2769
  • Paddon A. 179 Sidwell st. Exeter
  • Penrose and Son, 62 Mutley plain and 18 King st. Plymouth
  • Plumpton and Son, Higher street, Cullompton
  • Ryder Jn. and Son, 63 Embankment rd. Plymouth
  • Shute Alfd. C. High st. Honiton
  • Skinner Sidney, Overside, Gold st. Tiverton
  • Trant Alfd. S. Strand, Brixham
  • Wippell Brothers and Row, 243 and 244 High street, Exeter. T N 4048
  • Young Osmond and Young Ltd. 14 Bedford circus, Exeter
  • Zealley Frank J. and Sons Ltd. 5 Powderham rd. and r4 East st. Newton Abbot


  • Chant Jn. North quay, Sutton harbour, Plymouth
  • Chant Jn. Sutton rd. Plymouth Edyvean Thos. M. 2 Quay rd. Plymth Jarvis Percy, Outer Hope Kingsbridge
  • Quay (The) Garage Co. Ltd. Kingsbridge
  • Reid James K. North quay, Sutton harbour, Plymouth
  • Salcombe (The) Motor and Engineering Co. Ltd. garage, Salcombe
  • Tlmrning Charles Ewart, Fore street, Salcombe
  • Wescombe Alfd. Beach engineering works. Beer


  • Andrew H. and Co. Ltd. The Garage, Athenaeum place, Plymouth
  • Autopart Engineering Co. Haven rd. St. Thomas, Exeter
  • Balkwill Aug. Central engineering works, Holsworthy
  • Bayram Geo. D. 29 Edgcumbe Park rd. Mutley, Plymouth
  • Beare H. and Sons, Cistern st. Totnes
  • Beare Henry and Sons Ltd.; works, The Avenue and stores. Market street, Newton Abbot
  • Bickle Engineering Co. Ltd. Great Western docks, Plymouth
  • Bodley Brothers and Co. Ltd, Commercial road, Exeter
  • Bowden, Wm. Moretonhampstead
  • Bowden, Wm. Thos. Dtonehous, Plymouth
  • Boyes, J. W. and Co. (Plymouth). Steam wagon Specialists
  • Braby, Fredk and Co, Plymouth
  • Brockington Arth. Howard, Derrill, Pyworthy, Holsworthy
  • Browning C. (G. W. Ladds), Haven road, St. Thomas, Exeter
  • Burgoyne William Henry, The Foundry, Kingsbridge
  • Bushen Edward (late Garnish and Lemon), Pilton works, Barnstaple Cann Sydney Jn. Fordton, Crediton
  • Curry John K. and Son, 25 Holland st. and Castle iron works. North walk, Barnstaple
  • Drake and Gorham Ltd. 20a, Bedford circus, Exeter
  • Drew Bros. Morchard Bishop, Creditn
  • Elliott and Garrood Ltd. Overgang, Brixham
  • German G. H. and Co. (and Foden repair agents and solid tyre press owners'!. Queen’s road, St. Thomas, Exeter
  • Gibson and Little, Vauxhall st. Plymth
  • Gollop Frank, Fair mile. Escot, Ottery St. Mary
  • Heal Geo. and Sons, Castle Hill foundry, Axminster
  • Hodges Brothers. City basin and Haven rd. St. Thomas, Exeter
  • Instrell O. T. and Co. Swan st. Torquay
  • Kerr W. and Son, Quay, Exeter
  • Larrard John L. 15 Warland, Totnes
  • Madge and Son, 18 Summerland pl. Plymouth
  • Manning Saml. Lee and Son, 4 Victoria sq. Holsworthy
  • Marsh Eric B. Ltd. Torridge works. Bideford
  • Martin N. R. and Sons, 4 (back of) King street, Plymouth
  • Murch Bros. Saw mills, Umberleigh
  • Murch James and Sons, Atherington and New Ark, Umberleigh
  • Murch Wm. Thos. Yeoford, Coppiestone
  • Plumpton and Son, Higher st. Cullmptn
  • Salcombe (The) Motor and Marine Engineering Co. Ltd. Central garage, Salcombe
  • Sands Road Garage and Engineering Co. Sands rd. Paignton
  • Saunders Jn. Easton Cross, Chagford
  • Shepherd Wm. and Son, Albion foundry, Longbrook ter. and 56 Longbrook st. Exeter
  • Short Montague, New Buildings works, Sandford, Crediton
  • Stenner and Gunn, Lowman Iron works and show room st. Tiverton
  • Taylor and Bodley, Commercial road, Exeter
  • Treeby W. H. and Son, 25 Martin st. Plymouth
  • Whittome J. T. and Co. Tavy carriage and wagon works. Parkwood rd. Tavistock
  • Wildish and Co. The Harbour, Paignton
  • Willcocks and Sons Ltd. Dial foundry, Fore st. Buckfastleigh


  • Hosking Jn. Greenhill, Hennock, Bovey Tracey

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