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=== Origins ===
 
=== Origins ===
 
[[Image:Pickfords_at_GDSF_08_-_2_Diamond_T_and_Scammell_Contractor_IMG_0777.jpg|thumb|A Haualage demonstration at [[GDSF]] in 2008, 3 ex pickfords trucks (2 [[Diamond T]]'s and a [[Scammell Contractor]] are pulled by 3 steam tractors round the haulage ring hill.]]
 
[[Image:Pickfords_at_GDSF_08_-_2_Diamond_T_and_Scammell_Contractor_IMG_0777.jpg|thumb|A Haualage demonstration at [[GDSF]] in 2008, 3 ex pickfords trucks (2 [[Diamond T]]'s and a [[Scammell Contractor]] are pulled by 3 steam tractors round the haulage ring hill.]]
[[File:GUY_Vixen_-_784_XUG_-_pickfords_furniture_van_-_M2255_at_Wolverhampton_11_-_IMG_8167.jpg|thumb|A [[Guy Vixen]] bodied as a [[furniture van]] in the livery of Pickfords fleet no. M2255]]
 
   
 
The earliest record is of a William Pickford, a carrier who worked south of Manchester in 1630. In 1646 a north-country yeoman by the name of Thomas Pickford had his lands confiscated by Parliament for gun-running and supporting the Cavaliers]] during the English Civil War.<ref name=pickfords>[http://www.pickfords.co.uk/html/about-pickfords-removal-company-uk/aboutpickfords_history2.htm (Pickfords web site)] Pickfords history from 1630 to 2005, A Complete History of Pickfords Moving and Storage </ref>
 
The earliest record is of a William Pickford, a carrier who worked south of Manchester in 1630. In 1646 a north-country yeoman by the name of Thomas Pickford had his lands confiscated by Parliament for gun-running and supporting the Cavaliers]] during the English Civil War.<ref name=pickfords>[http://www.pickfords.co.uk/html/about-pickfords-removal-company-uk/aboutpickfords_history2.htm (Pickfords web site)] Pickfords history from 1630 to 2005, A Complete History of Pickfords Moving and Storage </ref>
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| [[VXD 551]] || [[Scammell]] || [[Scammell Highwayman]] 4x2 || 1958 || ?ton || Fleet no ? || owner || {{noimage}} ||
 
| [[VXD 551]] || [[Scammell]] || [[Scammell Highwayman]] 4x2 || 1958 || ?ton || Fleet no ? || owner || {{noimage}} ||
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| [[784 XUG]] || [[Guy Motors]] || [[Guy Vixen]] || ? || - || M2255 || ? || [[File:GUY_Vixen_-_784_XUG_-_pickfords_furniture_van_-_M2255_at_Wolverhampton_11_-_IMG_8167.jpg|150px]] || [[Wolverhampton Transport Rally]] 2011
 
 
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| [[ESJ 622]] || [[Scammell]] || [[Scammell Constructor]] || 195 || ? ton || M2301 || [[Tony Jordan]] || {{Noimage}} ||
 
| [[ESJ 622]] || [[Scammell]] || [[Scammell Constructor]] || 195 || ? ton || M2301 || [[Tony Jordan]] || {{Noimage}} ||
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