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Arthur James Bonnick (c1866- )
Trained as a blacksmith
1885 Forms Bonnick Cycle Co
1890 Sells Bonnick and Co to William Riley, (Junior)
1891 Living at 12 Butts Coventry (age 26 born Coventry), Cycle Fitter. Lodging in house of Thomas Welch, a Watchmaker. 
Probable connection with Bonnick, Evans, Bonnick and Co
c1897 Forms Maxim Cycle Manufacturing Co
c1898 Sold Maxim to the Coventry Wheel Co
Forms Plyant Cycle Co
1898 Declared bankrupt
1901 Living at 57 Palmerstone Road, Bournemouth (age 37 born Coventry), Cycle Agent and Employer. Living with his wife Malvina (age 30 born Kenilworth) and their two daughters. 
1911 Living at 244 Harnall Lane, Coventry (age 46 born Coventry), Inspector of Motor Cars. Living with his wife and three daughters.