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Alfred Dougill and Co

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of Great George Street, Leeds.

1884 Dissolution of the Partnership between Alfred Beaumont and Alfred Henry Dougill, as Steam and Hot Water Engineers and General Whitesmiths, at Great George-street, in Leeds, in the county of York, under the style of Beaumont and Dougill; Alfred Henry Dougill carried on the business[1]

1896-1899 Alfred's son, Alfred William Dougill, designed and made several experimental cars

1899 Dougill and Co of Leeds made a car.[2]

1900 Engine.[3]

1900 Paris Exhibition. Description of gas and oil engines from 0.25 to 200 hp [4]

1903 AT an Extraordinary General Meeting of the Members of the Company held at Great George-street, Leeds, agreed that the Company be wound up voluntarily, and that Mr. J. Freeman Dyson, Huddersfield, Chartered Accountant, and Mr. Ernest Dougill, Leeds, Engineer, were appointed Liquidators[5]

1904 Catalogue issued by Alfred Dougill and Co who built motor cars, some with the Maurer transmission.[6]

Seems to have become Dougill's Engineering

1911 Company removed from the register of joint stock companies[7]

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Sources of Information

  1. London Gazette 26 Feb 1884
  2. The Autocar 1899/05/27
  3. The Autocar 1900/02/17
  4. The Engineer 1900/11/16
  5. London Gazette 26 May 1903
  6. The Engineer 1894/01/01
  7. The London Gazette 21 February 1911