Cripps Cycle and Motor Co
Cripps Cycle and Motor Co of Forest Gate, London - or Southend-on-Sea
Hazel were motorcycles made by them from 1910 to 1912.
Started by using a V-twin Peugeot engine
Possibly Charles Cripps
1910 A machine was produced with a 2.5hp JAP engine that weighed less than 100lb/45.5kg. With belt drive and braced forks, it was a basic motorcycle.
1913 Produced a prototype cyclecar with a 7hp JAP engine
William Brierley (1880-1936) was manager of the Hazel Motor and Cycle Co, Forest Gate, until 1914
1915 The National Archives have winding-up procedure.
Sources of Information
- Chelmsford Chronicle - Friday 08 April 1904
- 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
- The Encyclopedia of the Motorcycle by Peter Henshaw. Published 2007. ISBN 978 1 8401 3967 9