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C. E. Richardson and Co

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1921. Reg No: U 9296. Exhibit at Kelham Island Museum.
1921. Reg No: U 9296. Exhibit at Kelham Island Museum.
November 1919
January 1920.
January 1920.
January 1920.

of Finbat Works, Aizlewood Road, Sheffield

Charles Ebenezer Richardson and Ernest Richardson (sons of Ebenezer Richardson)

Established 1912.

Started by producing children's scooters

1919-22 Produced some 600 cars of 8 and 10 hp. The car was designed by Albert Clarke

1920 November. Exhibited at the Motor Car Show at Olympia and the White City with a lightweight car seating two and weighing 7 cwt.[1]

1922 Capital £25,000. Employees 250-300 (approx.). Directors: C. E. Richardson (Managing), (Mrs.) A. W. Richardson, F. H. Walsh E. Richardson, A. Clarke, James Maclaurin. Products.— The "Richardson" light car, 2-3 seater the "Richardson" 5-cwt. light delivery

Produced 500 cars during their two years in business


More details on this company at Kelham Island Museum

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer of 19th November 1920 p498