Elliott Brothers (Bournemouth) Ltd.
t/a ‘Royal Blue Automobile Services’

1913-1935

Documents relating to Elliott Brothers vehicles were destroyed in a fire and more information is still coming to light thus this list will be incomplete. If you can add any further vehicles or details please contact me.


 

Reg. No.

Chassis

Chassis No.

Body

Seating

1913

EL1570-71

Dennis 28hp

?/?

?

Ch20

EL1833

Daimler 40hp

?

?

Ch26

Withdrawn unknown (EL1833), 1915 (EL1570-71).

1914

EL2000-01

Daimler 45hp

?/?

?

Ch??

EL2200

Daimler 45hp

?

?

Ch??

EL2300

Daimler 45hp

?

?

Ch??

Withdrawn unknown (EL2000, EL2200, EL2300), by 1917 (EL2001).

1915

EL1718

De Dion 25hp

?

?

Ch??

EL2038

De Dion 35hp

?

?

Ch??

EL2625-28

Selden 35hp

?/?/?/?

?

Ch??

EL2668-69

Selden 35hp

?/?

?

Ch??

EL1718, EL2038 ex-Dinnivan, Bournemouth (new 5/13 and 4/14 respectively).
Withdrawn unknown (EL1718, EL2626-28, EL2668), by 1916 (EL2038), by 1919 (EL2625, EL2669).

1916

EL3022-24

Selden 35/40hp

?/?/?

?

Ch??

EL3070-71

Selden 35hp

?/?

?

Ch??

EL3118-21

Selden 35hp

?/?/?/?

?

Ch??

Withdrawn unknown (EL3022-24, EL3070-71, EL3119-21), by 1919 (EL3118).

1919

EL3602-07

AEC YC

13472/?/?/
?/?/13533

?

Ch??

EL3731

Daimler CK

?

?

Ch23

EL3732

Daimler CK

?

?

Ch14

EL3733

Daimler CK

?

?

Ch23

EL3734

Daimler CK

?

?

Ch20

EL3735-36

Daimler CK

?

?

Ch14

EL3737

Daimler CK

?

?

Ch20

EL3738

Daimler CK

?

?

Ch??

EL3739

Daimler CK

?

?

Ch23

EL3740

Daimler CK

?

?

Ch20

EL3788

Daimler CK

?

?

Ch29

EL3789

Daimler CK

5686

?

Ch??

EL3835-39

Daimler Y

?/?/?/?/?

?

Ch??

Note: EL3604 was Ch26.
EL3788/89 ex-Bournemouth Motor Syndicate (new 7/19).
Withdrawn unknown (EL3602-07, EL3731, EL3733-38, EL3740, EL3788-89, EL3835-38), by 1926 (EL3739, EL3839), 1928 (EL3732).

1920

EL4943-44

Daimler CK

?/?

?

Ch??

EL4945

Daimler CK

?

?

Ch20

EL4946-47

Daimler CK

?/?

?

Ch??

EL5801

Daimler Y

?

?

Ch26

Withdrawn unknown (EL4943-47, EL5801), by 1927 (EL4946).

1921

EL3742-43

Daimler CK

?/?

?

Ch??

EL4976

Daimler Y

?

?

Ch??

EL5857

Daimler Y

?

?

Ch29

EL5979

Daimler Y

?

?

?28?

EL6188

Daimler Y

?

?

?26?

EL6266-67

Daimler Y

?/?

?

?

EL6310

Daimler Y

?

?

?

EL6326

Daimler Y

?

?

?

EL3742/43, EL4976 ex-W.A. & E. Briant, Bournemouth (new 7/19, 4/20 and 5/20 respectively).
Withdrawn unknown (EL3743, EL4976, EL5857, EL5979, EL6188, EL6266-67, EL6310, EL6326), by 1924 (EL3742).

1922

EL6431

Daimler Y

3005

?

?

EL6443

Daimler Y

?

?

?

EL6604

Daimler Y

3031

?

?

EL6605

Daimler Y

?

?

?26?

EL6791

Daimler Y

4628

?

?

EL6902-03

Daimler Y

?/?

?

?

EL7169

Daimler Y

4063

?

?

EL7245

Daimler Y

3314

?

?

Withdrawn unknown (EL6443, EL6604-05, EL6791, EL6902-03, EL7169, EL7245), by 1923 (EL6791), by 1925 (EL6431).

1924

EL8795

Daimler Y

?

?

?

EL8802

Daimler Y

5863

?

?

EL9635

Daimler Y

6277

?

?

EL9859

Daimler Y

1568

?

?

RU48

Daimler Y

2682

?

?

Withdrawn unknown (EL8802, EL9635, EL9859), by 1924 (EL8795), by 1925 (RU48).

The following vehicles were purchased by Elliott Brothers to operate a number of stage services but passed to Hants & Dorset following an agreement in 1924. They were all ex-War Department and were first registered as shown by Hants & Dorset. The Dodson bodies were of the 'charabus' patent type with canvas centre section, which could be rolled back, windows removed and stored underneath the chassis.

CR8636

Daimler Y

6969

Dodson

Ch28

CR8828

Daimler Y

5465

Dodson

Ch28

CR9081

Daimler Y

?

Dodson

Ch28

EL8771-73

Daimler Y

6307/?/?

Dodson

Ch28

EL8900-02

Daimler Y

6198/5536/
?

Dodson

Ch28

EL9188

Daimler Y

6188

Dodson

Ch28

EL9385

Daimler Y

6308

Dodson

Ch28

EL9410

Daimler Y

?

Dodson

Ch28

CR8636/8828/9081 to Hants & Dorset 2/24 (numbered 90/94/104 respectively); EL8771-73/8900-02/9188/9385/9410 numbered 82/84/86/88/92/96/98/100/102 respectively).

1925

RU681

Daimler Y

6948

?

?

RU1182

Daimler Y

?

?

?

RU1391

Daimler Y

5697

?

?

RU1440

Daimler Y

5456

?

Ch20

RU1440 ex-Hants & Dorset (new to Enterprise Bus Services, Gosport; originally registered LR8007, re-registered by Elliott Brothers; new 1915 as a lorry).
Withdrawn unknown (RU681, RU1182, RU1391, RU1440).

1926

EL8165

Crossley

8143

?

?

This vehicle was second-hand from an unknown owner; it was new in 7/23.
Withdrawn unknown (EL8165).

1928

RU6711

ADC 424

424007

Hall Lewis

C24R

RU6712

ADC 424

424012

Hall Lewis

C26R

RU6713

ADC 424

424009

Hall Lewis

C26R

RU6714

ADC 424

424008

Duple

C23R

RU6715

ADC 424

424011

Duple

C24R

RU6716

ADC 424

424013

Duple

C26R

RU6717

ADC 424

424010

Duple

C20R

RU6718

ADC 424

424025

Duple

C23R

RU6719

ADC 424

424033

Duple

C26R

RU6720

ADC 424

424026

Hall Lewis

C24R

RU6721

ADC 424

424028

Hall Lewis

C26R

RU6722

ADC 424

424014

Hall Lewis

C26R

RU6723-24

ADC 424

424029/27

Hall Lewis

C24R

RU6725

ADC 424

424030

Hall Lewis

C26R

RU6726

ADC 424

424031

Duple

C23R

RU6727-28

ADC 424

424034-35

Duple

C26R

RU6729

ADC 424

424032

Duple

C23R

RU6730

ADC 424

424024

Duple

C26R

RU6731

ADC 424

424020

Duple

C24R

RU6732

ADC 424

424056

Duple

C23R

RU6733

ADC 424

424039

Duple

C24R

RU6734

ADC 424

424023

Duple

C24R

RU6735-36

ADC 424

424019/57

Duple

C23R

RU7730

ADC 426

426606

Hall Lewis

C28?

RU7731

ADC 426

426605

Hall Lewis

C28?

RU7732

ADC 426

426603

Hall Lewis

C28?

RU7733

ADC 426

426601

Hall Lewis

C28?

RU7734

ADC 426

426602

Hall Lewis

C28?

RU7735

ADC 426

426604

Hall Lewis

C28?

RU6711/14/17/20/23/26/29/32/35 to Western National Omnibus Co., 2/35 (numbered 3600-3608 respectively).
RU6712/15/18/21/24/27/30/33/36 to Southern National Omnibus Co., 2/35 (numbered 3700-3708 respectively).
RU6713/16/19/22/25/28/31/34 to Hants & Dorset 2/35 (allocated fleet numbers N448/50/52/54/56/58/60/62 respectively, but not operated).
RU7730/34 to Hants & Dorset 2/35 (not allocated fleet numbers and not operated by Hants & Dorset).
RU7731-32 to Western National Omnibus Co., 2/35 (numbered 3709-10 respectively).
RU7733/35 to Southern National Omnibus Co., 2/35 (numbered 3709-10 respectively).

1929

LJ650

AEC Regal

662017

Duple

C31?

LJ651

Maudslay ML6

4786

Duple

C31?

LJ652

Daimler CF6

7470

Duple

C28D

RU8801-08

AEC Reliance

660020/18/
19/22/21/
38/41/39

Duple

C28?

RU8809-15

AEC Reliance

660060/59/
42/40/63/
67/64

Duple

C32?

RU8816

AEC Reliance

660062

Duple

C28?

RU8817

AEC Reliance

660068

Duple

C28D

RU8818-19

AEC Reliance

660061/65

   

RU8820-24

AEC Reliance

660070/72/
71/58/59

Duple

C28D

RU8825

AEC Reliance

660066

Duple

C30?

RU9030

Daimler CF6

7214

Duple

C28D

RU9031-32

Daimler CF6

7216/10

Duple

C32?

RU9033-34

Daimler CF6

7218/20

Duple

C28?

RU9035

Daimler CF6

7212

Duple

C28D

LJ650 to Southern National Omnibus Co., 2/35 (numbered 3721).
LJ651-52 to Western National Omnibus Co., 2/35 (numbered 3621-22 respectively).
RU8801-05/11/15/18; RU9031/32 to Western National Omnibus Co., 2/35 (numbered 3611-20 respectively).
RU8806-10/12/1316/19; RU9033/34 to Southern National Omnibus Co., 2/35 (numbered 3711-20 respectively).
RU8809/14/17/20-25 to Hants & Dorset 2/35 (not allocated fleet numbers and not operated by Hants & Dorset).
RU9030/35 to Hants & Dorset 2/35 (numbered N414/16 respectively).

1930

LJ875

Leyland TS2

60378

Duple

C28D

LJ1501-05

Daimler CF6

7626/18/
28/12/24

Duple

C28D

LJ1506-09

Daimler CF6

7632/30/
34/16

Duple

C28D

LJ1510-15

AEC Regal

662138/
40/43/39/
32/46

Duple

C28D

LJ1516-20

AEC Regal

662270/
145/269/
131/141

Duple

C28D

LJ1521-27

AEC Regal

662142/
089/91/90/
136/44/268

Duple

C28D

LJ1528-33

Daimler CF6

7622/36/
20/14/38/40

Duple

C28D

LJ875/1501/04/07/16-18/20/23/26/29/33 to Hants & Dorset 2/35 numbered F412/N418/20/22; J428/30/32/34/36/38; N424/26 respectively).
LJ1502/03/05/09/12/22/24/25/27/3032 to Southern National Omnibus Co., 2/35 (numbered 3722-25/28/29-32/26/27 respectively).
LJ1506/08/10/11/13-15/19/21/31 to Western National Omnibus Co., 2/35 (numbered 3623/24/26/27/28-32/25 respectively).
Withdrawn 1932 (LJ1528 – destroyed by fire).

1933

LJ8600

AEC Q

762005

Duple

C35C

LJ8001

AEC Q

762002

Duple

C35C

PJ5494

Dennis Lancet

170154

Dennis

C26?

TP9181

Gilford 168OT

11488

Weymann

C26D

TP9182

Gilford 168OT

11493

Weymann

C26?

TP9329

Chevrolet U

67605

Reading

C14?

TP9360

Chevrolet U

67801

Reading

C14?

?

Gilford

?

?

?

PJ5494, ex-Traveller Saloon Coaches, Plymouth (new 5/32); to Western National Omnibus Co., 2/35 (numbered 3633).
TP9181 ex-Olympic Motor Services, Portsmouth (new 7/30); to Hants & Dorset 2/35 (allocated fleet number B410, but not operated).
TP9182, TP9360 ex-Olympic Motor Services, Portsmouth (new 1930); to Western National Omnibus Co., 2/35 (numbered 3635/34 respectively).
TP9329 ex-Olympic Motor Services, Portsmouth (new 7/30); to Southern National Omnibus Co., 2/35 (numbered 3733).
LJ8600, LJ8001 to Hants & Dorset 2/35 (numbered Q440/44 respectively).
Unknown Gilford ex-Olympic Motor Services, Portsmouth (new 1929); to Southern National Omnibus Co., 2/35 (numbered 3734).

1934

LJ8601

AEC Q

762029

Duple

C37C

AEL2

AEC Q

762034

Harrington

C35C

AEL2, LJ8601 to Hants & Dorset 2/35 (numbered Q442/46 respectively).


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