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Thornton Motor Co

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1897 Company formed

1900 of Worsley Mills, Worsley-st., Hulme, Manchester. Regd. May 1, 1897. Cap. £1,000, in £1 ohs. All shs. taken up. £1,000 paid. Dirs., J. E. Thornton, J. W. Berra, R. Higham.

1900 Produced a three-wheeler

1903 Company ceased trading

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