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Ridley Autocar Co

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of Upper Well Street, Coventry

1901 March. Details of a car built by John Ridley. Late chief draughtsman to the Motor Manufacturing Co.[1]

1901 Company formed by John Ridley, George Gibson and Craigie Gyle Borthwick.[2]

1903 Company resolved to be wound up. John Chilton is Chairman.[3]

1906 Re-established as the Ridley Motor Car Co

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Sources of Information

  1. The Autocar 1901/03/23
  2. * Coventry’s Motorcar Heritage by Damien Kimberley. 2012. ISBN 978 0 7524 5448 1
  3. [1] [2] [3] Gazette Issue 27626 published on the 15 December 1903. Page 23 of 72