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W. A. McCurd

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1913. Box Van. Reg No: BC 2365.
1913. Box Van. Reg No: BC 2365.

Wallace Atherton McCurd produced commercial vehicles at Slough from 1913. He was an automobile engineer and believed to be a one-man business initially

1912 A 5-ton chassis produced and made until 1914 with a 32.4hp engine

1913 Limited company formed

W. A. McCurd was a London car dealer.

1913-1917 For a list of the models and prices of Petrol Motor Commercial Vehicles see the 1917 Red Book

1920 McCurd relocated to Hayes in Middlesex, from Cricklewood. From there it offered a PSV chassis with four-wheel brakes.

Then later again moved to Slough where the company's name then changed to McCurd Motors.

They offered a normal control chassis with a drop frame and pneumatic tyres for up to 26 seats.

1927 The competition was too fierce and production ceased.

See Also


Sources of Information

  • Ian Allan - British Buses Since 1900 - Aldridge and Morris
  • British Lorries 1900-1992 by S. W. Stevens-Stratten. Pub. Ian Allen Publishing