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John Morris and Sons of Salford, makers of "anything and everything" for fire fighting including fire engines, hose couplings and fire extinguishers.
They built their first commercial vehicle in 1906.
1909 Salford Fire Engine Works
1911 a shaft-driven three-ton truck with 28hp four-cylinder engine was introduced.
1912 Produced a six-cylinder 14 Litre 79hp vehicle as a fire engine called ‘Madeleine’ and was supplied new to Southampton Fire Brigade at a cost of £1,170. (See images). This is currently viewable at the Whitewebbs Museum of Transport
1913-1917 For a list of the models and prices of Steam Motor Wagons, Tractors and Ploughs etc. see the 1917 Red Book
1921 End of vehicle production
Presumably continued to offer products such as John Morris (Firesnow)
1970 Acquired by Siebe Gorman and Co who then entered fire protection business
John Morris of Stockport
Note: A brass and copper standpipe of probably Victorian era was seen at an antiques store in Honiton in 2007. (AIT)