Ackland

ACKLAND: 1919-24 UK

Cycle manufacturer in Southampton that also made Motorcycles, from about 1907-1925.  William Charles Ackland (1871-1942) founded the W.C.Ackland Motor and Cycle Company (1895-1936) and ran it with his son, William George Ackland (1903-1994).  There is one example of an Ackland Motorcycle in Southampton Museum.  It dates from 1922, with a 680cc V twin JAP engine and 3 speed Sturmey Archer box.

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