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Clarkson and Capel Steam Car Syndicate

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May 1898.
June 1899. Published in January 1903.
May 1901.
January 1902.

of Deverell Street, Great Dover Street, S.E., producer of components for steam cars, designed by Thomas Clarkson

1896 Thomas Clarkson was joined by Mr. Herbert Churchill Capel, of Dalston, to form the Clarkson and Capel Steam Car Syndicate, which continued Clarkson's development work at Chelmsford. It offered improved components for steam engines for road vehicles, including the Clarkson burner, condenser, and automatic lubricator.

1899 Makers of steam vans and other vehicles. Their lorry was chiefly constructed of channel steel.[1]

1899 Death of Mr. Capel.[2]

1903 Thomas Clarkson was MD of Clarkson and Capel Steam Car Syndicate

Chelmsford Steam Cars was presumably the successor company?


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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineering Times 1899-1900 Jul-Jan
  2. Autocar 1900/01/13