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Pearson Brothers (of Southsea)

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March 1903.
1904.[1]
1906.[2]

Pearson was a motorcycle produced by brothers of Southsea, Hampshire, in 1904.

The engine was a 4hp French Aster mounted in a specially combined loop and diamond frame. Although the results were good, this tourer only lasted for one season.

1900 December. Robert Cecil Pearson, a cycle agent of 52 Elm Grove, Southsea.[3]

1901 March. Pearson Brothers, 52 Elm Grove, Southsea.[4]

1901 April. A. O. Pearson, 52 Elm Grove, Southsea.[5]

1904 May. Practical Motor and Cycle Manufacturers. Pearson Brothers, 52 Elm Grove, Southsea.[6]

1904 August. Pearson Brothers, 52 Elm Grove, Southsea, Cycle Dealers.[7]

1906 March. Name change. Pearson and Pearson, 52 Elm Grove, Southsea.[8]

1909 September. Pearson and Pearson, 52 Elm Grove, Southsea.[9]

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Sources of Information

  1. Portsmouth Evening News - Wednesday 30 March 1904
  2. Portsmouth Evening News - Wednesday 21 March 1906
  3. Portsmouth Evening News - Friday 14 December 1900
  4. Portsmouth Evening News - Saturday 16 March 1901
  5. Portsmouth Evening News - Monday 29 April 1901
  6. Portsmouth Evening News - Wednesday 25 May 1904
  7. Portsmouth Evening News - Monday 08 August 1904
  8. Portsmouth Evening News - Wednesday 21 March 1906
  9. Portsmouth Evening News - Thursday 09 September 1909

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