Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 138,170 pages of information and 223,198 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.


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Exhibit at the China Clay Country Park In Cornwall. Reg No. AF 3008.
Exhibit at the China Clay Country Park In Cornwall.
1903. Rear-entrance Tonneau. Two-cylinders. 16 hp. Reg No: AX 733. Photo at the 2010 LBVCR.
January 1903.
May 1904.
January 1905.
March 1930.
March 1930. Peerless Parts.

Peerless imported and modified commercial vehicles from the USA from WW1

Peerless lorries used in France in WW1 were reconditioned by Slough Lorries and Components

Later became Peerless Trading Company

Finally known as Peerless Lorries

1925 The Trader was a purpose built vehicle but parts were imported from the USA

Steam Engines

Peerless: Princess Tammy


Although there was no connection, cars were produced under this name from the same premises.

  • GT 1958-60. c325 produced

See Petrol Motor Power Co.


See Also


Sources of Information

  • British Lorries 1900-1992 by S. W. Stevens-Stratten. Pub. Ian Allen Publishing
  • A-Z British Cars 1945-1980 by Graham Robson. Published by Herridge and Sons. ISBN 0-9541063-9-3