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Beeston Pneumatic Tyre Co

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September 1895.

1893 Public company promoted by Harry Lawson. Other directors included Bradshaw, Jelley and Thomas Humber[1].

1897 Fire at the company's premises in Upper St Martins Lane[2].

1898 Shared premises at the 'Motor Mills' with Daimler and others.

1898 Petition for the winding up of the company's affairs. Business taken over by the Amalgamated Tyre Co [3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Standard, 23 June 1893
  2. The Times, 16 June 1897
  3. The Times, Wednesday, Apr 06, 1898