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Offline Marilyn Marsh

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car registration
« on: Friday 03 March 17 01:25 GMT (UK) »
 Hi wondering if any one can help me i have a photo which was given to me of a family in county monaghan what im trying to find out is the owner of the car it has the reg number 1552 but im not sure if there should be more numbers and what number would be in front i was told maybe IP it looks like its from the 1900s the car looks like and old ford  i can try and send a photo if i can.

Kind Regards.

Maz

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Offline Sinann

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Re: car registration
« Reply #1 on: Friday 03 March 17 08:08 GMT (UK) »
Registration was introduced in 1903
http://www.cvpg.co.uk/REG.pdf
Area codes are on page 9

A photo of the car and moving to the Deciphering and Recognition board should help.
http://www.rootschat.com/forum/handwriting-deciphering-recognition/

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Re: car registration
« Reply #2 on: Friday 03 March 17 08:51 GMT (UK) »
Details on Ireland Registraton Codes is here:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vehicle_registration_plates_of_the_Republic_of_Ireland#Pre-1987_mark_codes

The 2-letter prefix IP was issued for Kilkenny.
Monaghan used BI codes from 1903 until 1961.
Garrad (Suffolk, Essex, Somerset), Crocker (Somerset), Vanstone (Devon, Jersey), Sims (Wiltshire), Bridger (Kent)