Britain By Car - A Motoring History

George Johnston

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The birthplace & original family home of George Johnston, founder of the Mo-Car Syndicate, Arrol-Johnston, & the All-British Car Company.

Location
Main Street, West Linton, Peebleshire.

Date
1855 – 1861.  

Commentary
George Johnston, the son of a United Presbyterian minister was born in West Linton on 3rd August 1855.

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In later life he became a prominent engineer and, living in Springburn near Glasgow, built Scotland’s first motor car.

Other locations   
Camlachie, Strathclyde
Heathhall, Dumfries & Galloway
Paisley, Strathclyde
Springburn, Strathclyde   


Main Street, West Linton, Peebleshire.

The family home of George Johnston, founder of the Mo-Car Syndicate, Arrol-Johnston, & the All-British Car Company.