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Millard and Co

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of Guernsey produced motorcycles from 1914 to 1915.

See Thomas Millard and later his sons Theodore Millard and Clinton Millard

Millard traded at Trowbridge and Frome until 1908 when he had some financial problems and went to open a business in Guernsey.

Pacer or Ladies Pacer first appeared in the May of 1914. Specifically designed for ladies, it had an open frame fitted with Druid forks. The engine was a small 1hp JES with an overhead inlet valve, and which drove the rear wheel by a round belt that ran over a tension pulley.

It was still listed in 1915, but no later.

1910 Shown as K. Millard and Co, Pacer Cycle works, Guernsey.[1]


Company still trading - see Millard and Co

See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. Wiltshire Times and Trowbridge Advertiser - Saturday 03 September 1910
  • The British Motorcycle Directory - Over 1,100 Marques from 1888 - by Roy Bacon and Ken Hallworth. Pub: The Crowood Press 2004 ISBN 1 86126 674 X