King Alfred Motor Services Ltd. Bus Fleet List 1920-1973

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Reg No.ChassisChassis No.BodySeating

The following vehicles were being used by Robert Chisnell in 1920 when the first true King Alfred vehicle was purchased and were subsequently used on services and on private hires.

LD7995Delaunay-Belleville?Matthews-10-
?Delaunay-Belleville?Matthews-10-
?Delaunay-Belleville?Matthews-12-
?Napier??-12-

Withdrawn (unknown)

1920

HO2857Leyland RAF5436?1612Belgravia MotorsCh30
HO2858Leyland RAF5436Z0814Belgravia MotorsCh30
HO2324Leyland RAF5436E1721BartleB30F

HO2857/2858 were not formally registered until 1921. Photographs show HO2857 carrying trade plates AA002 and it is possible that both vehicles bore such plates until formal registration, since there is no other record of registration before this date.
HO2857/2858 also quoted as Ch28.
HO2324 also quoted as B28F.
Withdrawn 1929 (HO2857/2858, HO2324).

1923

HO5899Leyland G414401LeylandCh30
OR2506Leyland G423003LeylandB24F

Withdrawn 1930 (OR2506), 1931 (HO5899).

1925

CR4003Thornycroft J7378JSouthampton CTO22/20RO
CR4004Thornycroft J7372JSouthampton CTB28R
CR4005Thornycroft J7389JSouthampton CTB25F
CR5424Thornycroft J9284JSouthampton CTB26F
HO6407Leyland C935335London LorriesC26D

CR4003-4005, 5424 ex-Southampton Corporation (new 1919 or 1923 (CR5424)).
HO6407 re-seated to Ch26 in 1929.
Withdrawn 1925 (CR4003), 1929 (CR4004-4005, CR5424), 1935 (HO6407).

1926

OT2558Dennis 30cwt50927ShortB19F

OT2558 re-seated to B18F in 1931.
Withdrawn 1936.

1927

OT5114Dennis 30cwt51714ShortB19F
OT5115Dennis 30cwt51799DennisCh14

OT5114 was re-seated to B18F in 1931.
Withdrawn 1932 (OT5115), 1936 (OT5114).

1928

OT6835Albion PM287019LPickeringB32R
OT7996Albion PM287021HNorthern CountiesB32R
OT8608Leyland PLSC346825LeylandB30F
OT8609Leyland PLSC346826LeylandB35F

OT6835 re-seated to B31R in 1936.
Withdrawn 1939 (OT6835), 1940 (OT7996), 1943 (OT8608-8609).

1929

MP3471Albion PM287015LNorthern CountiesB32R
OU1153Dennis 30cwt54499ShortB19F
OU1154Dennis G70457StrachanC18D
OU1703Dennis GL70500StrachanB20F
OU1704Albion PM287038ENorthern CountiesB31R
OU2011Albion Valkyrie7044HMartinC29F
OU2296Leyland TS160544StrachanC31R
OU2297Leyland TS160582StrachanC26D

MP3471 ex-Albion demonstrator (new 1927).
OU1153 re-seated to B18F in 1931.
OU2296 re-bodied by Reading to C33F in 1948.
OU2297 re-bodied by Strachan to C32F in 1949.
Withdrawn unknown but probably before 1940 (MP3471), 1940 (OU2211 [requisitioned by War Dept. not returned], OU1154), 1942 (OU1703), 1944 (OU1704), 1945 (OU1153), 1959 (OU2297-2298).

1930

OU5720-5721Commer Invader 6TK28109/130AbbottC19F
OU7202-7203Albion PMA287065B/65EStrachanB31R

Withdrawn 1940 (OU5720-5721 [requisitioned by War Dept. not returned]), 1944 (OU7202), 1946 (OU7203).

1931

OU8691Leyland TS161579StrachanC32F
OU9285-9286Dennis 30cwt56454/55ShortB18F

OU8691 re-bodied by Reading to C32F in 1949.
Withdrawn 1942 (OU9285), 1947 (OU9286), 1956 (OU8691).

1933

CG4059Leyland LT52715LeylandB35F
CG4435Dennis Lancet I170398DennisC32R

CG4435 re-bodied by Strachan to B35R in 1939.
Withdrawn 1950 (CG4059, CG4435).

1935

AAA755Albion Victor PK11424001BDupleC20R
AAA756Albion Victor PK11424001CAbbottC20C
AAA757Leyland LT77484LeylandB38R

Withdrawn 1949 (AAA756), 1951 (AAA755), 1952 (AAA757).

1937

BOT936-937Leyland LT711978/79StrachanB36R

Later re-seated to B37R.
Withdrawn 1951 (BOT936), 1953 (BOT937).

1938

COT647Albion Victor PK11525016GStrachanC26F

Withdrawn 1940 (requisitioned by War Dept. not returned).

1939

DOR217Leyland LT9303368LeylandB35R

Withdrawn 1954.

1940

DOU808Albion Valkyrie CX1358016FDupleDP35F

Withdrawn 1951.

1942

ECG639Leyland TD7307778BrushL27/28R
EHO130-132Guy Arab I 5LWFD25611/32BrushL27/28R
EHO132Bedford OWB10244DupleB32F

EHO132 re-seated to B28F in 1950.
Withdrawn 1951 (EHO131), 1952 (EHO130), 1953 (ECG639), 1955 (EHO132).

1943

EHO133Bedford OWB11717DupleB32F
EHO686Guy Arab II 5LWFD25966StrachanL27/28R

EHO133 re-seated to B28F in 1950.
Withdrawn 1951 (EHO686), 1952 (EHO133).

1944

EOR579Guy Arab II 5LWFD27239WeymannL27/28R

Withdrawn 1954.

1947

FCG275-276Leyland PD1A462491/92LeylandL27/26R
FOT214-215Bedford OB47014/55792DupleC29F
FOT770-772Leyland PS1/1462478/798/
470641
ReadingB34R
FRU149-150Bedford OWB14269/309DupleB32F
GAA951-952Leyland PD1A472621/20LeylandL27/26R

FRU149-150 ex-Charlie’s Cars (Bournemouth), Nos. 51/52, new 1943.
Withdrawn 1951 (FRU149-150), 1959 (FOT214-215, FOT770-772), 1963 (FCG275), 1964 (GAA951), 1966 (GAA952), 1967 (FCG276).

1949

HAA809Leyland PD2/1491280LeylandH30/26R

Withdrawn 1969.

1950

HOR491-492Albion Valkyrie CX958079D/79EReadingB36F
HOR493Leyland PD2/1494248LeylandH30/26R
HOT851-852Leyland Comet CPO1493742/
495018
ReadingC33F
HOT853-854Leyland PS1/1496010/
495814
ReadingC33F
JAA705Leyland PD2/1504246LeylandL27/26R
JAA706-707Leyland PD2/1504116/17LeylandH30/26R
JAA708Leyland Olympic HR40502362WeymannB40F

Withdrawn 1959 (HOR491), 1960 (HOT851-854), 1962 (HOR492), 1965 (JAA708), 1967 (JAA705), 1969 (HOR493), 1970 (JAA706-707).

1951

JOR593Leyland PD2/1510898LeylandH30/26R
JOR594Leyland PD2/1505676LeylandL27/26RD
JOT697Leyland PSU1/15510217BurlinghamC39C

JOR593 had the top-deck rebuilt by Park Royal in 1964 after accident damage.
Withdrawn 1964 (JOT697), 1967 (JOR593), 1972 (JOR594).

1952

KOR381-382Leyland PD2/10521767/714LeylandL27/28R

Withdrawn 1971.

1953

LAA822Leyland PD2/10530541LeylandL27/28R
LAA823Leyland PSU1/15530183BurlinghamC41C
MAA4-5Leyland PSUC1/1T534652/65WeymannB44F

Withdrawn 1965 (MAA5), 1967 (LAA823), 1969 (MAA4), 1970 (LAA822).

1955

NHO101-102Leyland PSUC1/2T552569/70WeymannB44F

Withdrawn 1971 (NHO101), 1972 (NHO102).

1956

POU494-495Leyland PD2/24560374/75East LancsL27/28R

Withdrawn 1972.

1957

SCG855-856Leyland PSUC1/2576010/11WeymannDP41F

To Hants & Dorset Motor Services (H&D) 4/73, numbered 2701/2702.

1958

159JHXAEC Regent VMD2RA298Park RoyalH37/28R

Ex-AEC demonstrator, new 1956.
Withdrawn 1971.

1959

WCG103-105Leyland PSUC1/1595154-56WeymannB45F
WCG106-107AEC BridgemasterB3RA046/47Park RoyalH45/29R

To H&D 4/73, numbered 2703/2704/2705/2201/2202 respectively.

1961

323-324CAAAEC BridgemasterB3RA131/32Park RoyalH45/29R
325-327CAABedford SB388207/245/46HarringtonC41F

325CAA re-seated to C37F in 1966, to C41F in 1966 and to C37F in 1969.
Withdrawn 1969 (325CAA), 1970 (326-327CAA).
To H&D 4/73 (323-324CAA), numbered 2203/2204 respectively, although 323CAA was never operated by H&D and was cannibalised for spares.

1962

412-414FORLeyland PSU3/2R622150/51/567WillowbrookB53F

To H&D 4/73, numbered 2651/2652/2653 respectively.

1964

595-596LCGAEC Renown3B2RA083/84Park RoyalH44/31F

To H&D 4/73, numbered 2211/2212 respectively.

1965

CCG704CBedford VAL141819PlaxtonC49F

To H&D 4/73, numbered 2051.

1966

EAA272-273DMorris J2M16142014/3153MorrisM11
EOU703DBedford VAL141907PlaxtonC49F
EOR415DBedford VAM56803118StrachanB46F
GHO416DBedford VAM56846413StrachanB46F

Withdrawn 1967 (EAA273D), 1970 (EAA272D).
To H&D 4/73 (EOU703D, EOR415D, GHO416D), numbered 2052/2501/2502 respectively.

1967

530GOTFord 402EL05C802122KMartin WalterM11
BHO543CBedford CALZ30368806Martin WalterM11
HOR589-592ELeyland PDR1/2L63328/29/
48/49
RoeH43/33F
HOU888EFord TransitBC05FA49039Vehicle MaintenanceM12
JHO702EBedford VAM147802241PlaxtonC45F
LOR666-667FFord TransitBC05GS19872/
71
Vehicle MaintenanceM12

530GOT ex-Maidment (Eastleigh), new 1964.
BHO543C ex-Epsom Coaches, new 1965.
Withdrawn 1967 (530GOT, BHO543C).
To H&D 4/73 (HOR589-592E, JHO702E, LOR666-667F), numbered 2301/2302/2303/2304/2008/2041/2042 respectively.
HOU888E retained by Chisnell for private use.

1968

MHO444FFord TransitBC05GJ57245Vehicle MaintenanceM12

To H&D 4/73, numbered 2043.

1969

ROW565GFord TransitBC05JP58612South HantsM12

To H&D 4/73, numbered 2044.

1970

UAA222HFord TransitBC05JR52157South HantsM12
UOU417-419HLeyland PSUR1A/1R903247-49PlaxtonB52F
VOW355JFord TransitBC05KT45161South HantsM12
VOW814JFord TransitBC05KL52800South HantsM12

To H&D 4/73 (UAA222H, UOU417-419H, VOW355J, VOW814J), numbered 2045/2697/2698/2699/2046/2047 respectively.

1971

AOU108-110JMetro-Scania BR111MH541448/450/
449
MCWB47D
BCG701JBedford YRQ1T488549DupleC45F

To H&D 4/73 (AOU108-110J, BCG701J), numbered 2601/2602/2603/2009 respectively.


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