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Charabanc Collection

"Exploring the Charabanc: A Journey through Time and Places" Step into a world of adventure as we unravel the captivating history of charabancs

Background imageCharabanc Collection: Syria and Lebanon holiday poster

Syria and Lebanon holiday poster
La Syrie et Le Liban. Travel poster from French company PLM advertising Syria and Lebanon as holiday destinations. A charabanc makes its way up a winding mountain road

Background imageCharabanc Collection: Gun Running by Ulster Volunteer Force

Gun Running by Ulster Volunteer Force
Rifles and ammunition are landed at Donaghadee, County Down, by the Ulster Volunteer Force and loaded onto a charabanc usually used in the summer for tourists to the area

Background imageCharabanc Collection: Marseille poster

Marseille poster
French PLM poster for Marseille on the Cote d Azur. A steam train and a charabanc full of people look out on the blue Mediterranean

Background imageCharabanc Collection: Cranfield Brothers Ltd Flour Millers - Works Charabanc Outin

Cranfield Brothers Ltd Flour Millers - Works Charabanc Outing, Ipswich, Suffolk, England. Showing The Charabanc Marguerite Date: 1920s

Background imageCharabanc Collection: Stream of Charabancs

Stream of Charabancs
The popular pleasure of the charabanc ! - four in a row make their way through the Cheddar Gorge, Somerset - and there may be more to follow

Background imageCharabanc Collection: The Parents Who Came By Charabanc by H. M. Bateman

The Parents Who Came By Charabanc by H. M. Bateman
A young Etonian school boy is aghast to find that his parents decide to travel to the Fourth of June celebrations in a charabanc along with a motley selection of ordinary folk. Date: 1933

Background imageCharabanc Collection: Albion charabanc, Haverfordwest, South Wales

Albion charabanc, Haverfordwest, South Wales
A group of people on a choir outing in an Albion solid tyred charabanc outside Morses Refreshment Rooms in Dew Street, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, South Wales

Background imageCharabanc Collection: Greens Motors charabanc outing, Haverfordwest, South Wales

Greens Motors charabanc outing, Haverfordwest, South Wales
A Greens Motors charabanc outing, with five charabancs in total, makes its way through the streets of Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, South Wales

Background imageCharabanc Collection: The Char-a-banc presented to Her Majesty by the King of the French, 1844

The Char-a-banc presented to Her Majesty by the King of the French, 1844. Queen Victoria and King Louis Philippe of France ride from the Queens Entrance at Windsor Castle to Twickenham

Background imageCharabanc Collection: Charabanc Outing, Bournemouth, Dorset

Charabanc Outing, Bournemouth, Dorset, England. Showing an Elliot Brothers Royal Blue Charabanc Date: 1920s

Background imageCharabanc Collection: Comic postcard, People falling out of car on bumpy ride

Comic postcard, People falling out of car on bumpy ride
Comic postcard, People falling out of a car on a bumpy ride Date: 20th century

Background imageCharabanc Collection: Comic postcard, People in a charabanc for Coronation

Comic postcard, People in a charabanc for Coronation
Comic postcard, People in a charabanc, going to the Coronation Date: 20th century

Background imageCharabanc Collection: Vintage Britannia Charabanc outside the Victoria Temperance Hotel, New Canal, Salisbury

Vintage Britannia Charabanc outside the Victoria Temperance Hotel, New Canal, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England. Date: 1910s

Background imageCharabanc Collection: Bound for a Beano, 1900, (1933). Creator: Unknown

Bound for a Beano, 1900, (1933). Creator: Unknown
Bound for a " Beano", 1900, (1933). Londoners riding in a horse-brake for the annual works day out - a beano, short for bean-feast, was a colloquial term for an excursion or celebration

Background imageCharabanc Collection: Charabanc day trip run by R. Chisnell & Sons to Sydenham

Charabanc day trip run by R. Chisnell & Sons to Sydenham
Staff (and their families) on a Charabanc day trip run by R. Chisnell & Sons (trading as King Alfred Motor Services) of Winchester to visit the Crystal Palace at Sydenham, South London

Background imageCharabanc Collection: A Cavalcade of Charabancs of the Royal Red Coach Company

A Cavalcade of Charabancs of the Royal Red Coach Company (of Llandudno, North Wales) at the Sychnant Pass in Conwy County Borough, Wales. The pass links Conwy to Penmaenmawr via Dwygyfylchi

Background imageCharabanc Collection: Coach trip JLP01_08_021234

Coach trip JLP01_08_021234
WATERLOO BRIDGE, BETWS Y COED, WALES. Two coaches crossing the Waterloo Bridge during a Laing staff trip to Llandudno. In 1947, after a seven year break

Background imageCharabanc Collection: Nottingham Trent Bus charabanc outing early 1900s

Nottingham Trent Bus charabanc outing early 1900s

Background imageCharabanc Collection: Trent Bus charabanc outing, Nottingham

Trent Bus charabanc outing, Nottingham

Background imageCharabanc Collection: Charabanc outing, Foxhound Inn, Nottingham

Charabanc outing, Foxhound Inn, Nottingham

Background imageCharabanc Collection: Nottingham charabanc outing early 1900s

Nottingham charabanc outing early 1900s

Background imageCharabanc Collection: Nottingham Wollaton Hall charabanc outing probably 1920s

Nottingham Wollaton Hall charabanc outing probably 1920s

Background imageCharabanc Collection: Charabanc at Wollaton Park, Nottingham

Charabanc at Wollaton Park, Nottingham

Background imageCharabanc Collection: Kirkstone Pass probably 1920s

Kirkstone Pass probably 1920s

Background imageCharabanc Collection: Kirkstone Pass, lake District in 1929

Kirkstone Pass, lake District in 1929

Background imageCharabanc Collection: Ryde Esplanade Isle of Wight probably 1920s

Ryde Esplanade Isle of Wight probably 1920s

Background imageCharabanc Collection: The Square, Sturminster Newton

The Square, Sturminster Newton

Background imageCharabanc Collection: Sturminster Newton probably 1930s

Sturminster Newton probably 1930s

Background imageCharabanc Collection: Great Sutton Charabanc early 1900s

Great Sutton Charabanc early 1900s

Background imageCharabanc Collection: Clitheroe Railway Station Victorian period

Clitheroe Railway Station Victorian period

Background imageCharabanc Collection: Southport Promenade and Pier probably 1920s

Southport Promenade and Pier probably 1920s

Background imageCharabanc Collection: Charabanc trips through Cheddar Gorge, early 1900s

Charabanc trips through Cheddar Gorge, early 1900s

Background imageCharabanc Collection: The Punshon Memorial Church Choir Charabanc ride

The Punshon Memorial Church Choir Charabanc ride
A fine Charabanc tour party (the Punshon Memorial Church Choir en route to Stourton) about to depart from Bournemouth. The Red Heads revue by William Le Baron at the Hippodrome, Boscombe, July 1914

Background imageCharabanc Collection: The Motor Picture Book, Through the Cheddar Gorge

The Motor Picture Book, Through the Cheddar Gorge Date: 1930

Background imageCharabanc Collection: The Motor Picture Book, Dignity and Impudence

The Motor Picture Book, Dignity and Impudence Date: 1930

Background imageCharabanc Collection: Open air charabanc with smart lady passengers

Open air charabanc with smart lady passengers
The open charabanc belongs to Lynton & Clovelly Motors and appears to have five doors at the side. The half a dozen ladies are setting off on a tour

Background imageCharabanc Collection: The Lawn, Dawlish

The Lawn, Dawlish
The Dawlish Water stream with fountain, municipal gardens and charabanc Date: 1932

Background imageCharabanc Collection: ROYALLY-OWNED CHARABANC

ROYALLY-OWNED CHARABANC
Thrupp and Co, of Oxford Street, London, have just made this elegant charabanc for the Queen of Portugal to go picnicking in. Date: 1850

Background imageCharabanc Collection: 1922 Maxwell 30cwt Charabanc. Creator: Unknown

1922 Maxwell 30cwt Charabanc. Creator: Unknown
1922 Maxwell 30cwt Charabanc

Background imageCharabanc Collection: The Adventure of Forty Mantuans (Colour Litho)

The Adventure of Forty Mantuans (Colour Litho)
2778478 The Adventure of Forty Mantuans (Colour Litho) by Beltrame, Achille (1871-1945); Private Collection; (add.info.: The adventure of forty Mantuans)

Background imageCharabanc Collection: A torpedo, loaded with children heading for a village in the Rhineland for their first

A torpedo, loaded with children heading for a village in the Rhineland for their first communion... (colour litho)
2778045 A torpedo, loaded with children heading for a village in the Rhineland for their first communion... (colour litho) by Beltrame, Achille (1871-1945); Private Collection; (add.info.: A torpedo)

Background imageCharabanc Collection: Postcard depicting the Palace Pier at Brighton (colour litho) (after a coloured photo)

Postcard depicting the Palace Pier at Brighton (colour litho) (after a coloured photo)
CHT289169 Postcard depicting the Palace Pier at Brighton (colour litho) (after a coloured photo) by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageCharabanc Collection: Motor trip in a slightly charabanc, Bournemouth, Dorset

Motor trip in a slightly charabanc, Bournemouth, Dorset
Motor trip (in a slightly squat charabanc) - Bournemouth - August, 1915. Date: 1915

Background imageCharabanc Collection: Advert, Charabanc Motor Coach Tours, Bath

Advert, Charabanc Motor Coach Tours, Bath Tramways Motor Co Ltd. 1927

Background imageCharabanc Collection: Adults and children in a large charabanc, Rhyl, North Wales

Adults and children in a large charabanc, Rhyl, North Wales, parked on the Promenade outside the White Rose Motor Tours office. circa 1920s

Background imageCharabanc Collection: Along a road in Anatolia (Turkey) a bus with six passengers was attacked by a pack of bears

Along a road in Anatolia (Turkey) a bus with six passengers was attacked by a pack of bears (colour litho)
2778416 Along a road in Anatolia (Turkey) a bus with six passengers was attacked by a pack of bears (colour litho) by Beltrame

Background imageCharabanc Collection: On Holiday (colour litho)

On Holiday (colour litho)
2810321 On Holiday (colour litho) by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: On Holiday. Illustration for A Book of Engines (Blackie, c 1930)



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"Exploring the Charabanc: A Journey through Time and Places" Step into a world of adventure as we unravel the captivating history of charabancs. From holiday posters enticing travelers to Syria and Lebanon, to the dark underbelly of gun running by Ulster Volunteer Force, these iconic vehicles have witnessed it all. In Marseille, a vibrant poster beckons us to embark on a charabanc journey, promising unforgettable memories. Meanwhile, Cranfield Brothers Ltd Flour Millers proudly showcases their works outing aboard this beloved mode of transportation. Picture a stream of charabancs weaving through picturesque landscapes - an Albion charabanc in Haverfordwest, South Wales or Greens Motors' delightful outing in the same region. And who could forget the charm of Bournemouth's Dorset with its lively charabanc excursion? Delving further back in time, we discover that even royalty was captivated by these magnificent vehicles. In 1844, Her Majesty received a splendid gift from the King of France - The Char-a-banc - symbolizing friendship and elegance. Nottingham Trent Bus takes us on an early 1900s adventure with their own charming charabanc outing. As we explore Nottingham further, we stumble upon another memorable trip at Foxhound Inn – laughter echoing within its walls. The legacy of charabancs lives on as they continue to transport people across borders and eras alike. These remarkable vehicles hold stories untold; tales whispered between passengers during long journeys filled with anticipation and camaraderie. So hop aboard our virtual tour as we uncover the rich tapestry woven by these enchanting carriages throughout history. Join us as we celebrate their enduring spirit that transcends time and place – forever etched in our collective memory.