Title: 1933 Letter from Fred Lloyd (Motors) Ltd to Fred Bacon
Author: Paul M. Fenwick
Date: A May 2018 scan of an original 1933 letter

Fred Lloyd was the father of Roland Lloyd who was a motor car manufacturer based in Patrick Street, Grimsby. (Two models were made, separated by WWII. Lloyd Cars Ltd made virtually all the components for their cars in-house. During WWII, the factory made components for Rolls-Royce Merlin aircraft engines.)

Fred Lloyd was a successful Grimsby fish merchant. He also opened the garage at Nuns Corner (see letter). It would be interesting to find out exactly where this was located, so please let me know if you can help.

Fred Lloyd was an agent for Arrol Aster, Hadfield Bean, Willys Knight and Overland cars. I haven't heard of any of these!

The letter states that the petrol gauge for Fred Bacon's Crossley car has arrived and that they can fit it at his convenience. Hand-written envelopes show that Fred Bacon lived at "Woodthorpe", Abbey Park Road (rather than in Abbey Road as typed on the letter).

The letter may have been signed by Lilian Mary Lloyd who may have been Fred's daughter - requires confirmation.

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