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Barton and Loudon

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Manufacturers of cycle accessories, of Spon Street, Coventry.[1]

W. H. Barton and W. S. Loudon

1892 Exhibited at the 1892 Stanley Cycle Show

1893 Exhibited at the 1893 National Cycle Show with a gear case [2]

1896 Described as cycle rim manufacturers.

1896 The Dunlop Pneumatic Tyre Co Ltd was registered on 6 May, and took over the licences for manufacturing various cycle components which had been granted to the Stafford Manufacturing Co Ltd, Barton and Loudon, and the Westwood Manufacturing Co. [3] [4]

1896 Became the Beeston Tyre Rim Co

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Kelly's Directory of Warwickshire, 1896
  2. Birmingham Daily Post (Birmingham, England), Saturday, December 2, 1893
  3. The North-Eastern Daily Gazette, 11 May 1896
  4. The Times, Monday, May 11, 1896