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G. Featherstone and Son

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July 1903.

of 234 Bethnal Green Road, London N.

1831 Business established

See George Featherstone and his son John Featherstone (Automobile engineer)

Thorough was a motorcycle produced in 1903. This was a small producer who was listed for a very short period of time. The machines offered were basic primitives with the choice of MMC or Coronet 1.75hp, 2hp and 2.75hp engines, and trial trips could be booked. Also Thorough two-seater tricycle.

Featherstone was a motorcycle produced in 1903. This short-lived make was typical of such primitive machines produced in that era. It had a vertically mounted engine, curved frame downtube, belt drive, rigid forks and pedals.

See Also


Sources of Information

  • 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