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Knight of Farnham

In 1895 John Henry Knight was fined by Surrey County Council for travelling at a speed in excess of twice the speed limit. He was doing 9 mph in a 4 mph zone. He was also guilty of failing to have a man walking in front with a red flag.

Knight was a motorcycle produced in 1894, by J. H. Knight of Farnham. He produced a second machine in 1914.

A steam tricar was built circa 1894, and twenty years later the same gentleman produced one powered by a water-cooled four-stroke engine. It had a two-speed gear and a single front-wheel with tiller steering.


Sources: Graces Guide, archiveshub.jisc.ac.uk




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