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Central Motor Car Co

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June 1905.

of 117 Long Acre, London

Company formed by Aubrey Blakiston and later taken over by Percival Lea Dewhurst Perry

1900 Advertisement. Thelma car by Bligh and Sons Ltd, 117 Long Acre.[1]

1902 June. James Bligh and Sons, 117 long Acre. Governess carts.[2]

1904 Ford's first British agency - the Central Motor Car Co - was established in Long Acre, London.

Agents for Ryknield Motor Co

1905 March. Advertising Ford. Central Motor Car Co, 117 Long Acre.[3]

1908 The company was in financial trouble

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. St James's Gazette - Wednesday 08 August 1900
  2. Sporting Life - Thursday 05 June 1902
  3. Morning Post - Saturday 18 March 1905