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Charles Digby Roberts

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of Alma Street Works, Coventry

1876 C. D. Roberts. Award for 'Spider bicycle' at the 1876 Philadelphia Exhibition.[1]

1877 Company liquidated. '...Liquidation by Arrangement or Composition with Creditors, instituted by Charles Digby Roberts, of Alma-street, Coventry, in the county of Warwick, Metal Worker and Bicycle Manufacturer, carrying on business under the style of the Skidmore's Art Manufactures and Constructive Iron Company, lately carrying on the same business, at the same place, under the same style, in partnership with William Edward Wyatt...'[2]

1895 Marriage of Alfred Henry Roberts the son of the late Charles Digby Roberts.[3]


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Sources of Information

  1. [1] Gazette Issue 24372 published on the 13 October 1876. Page 10 of 56
  2. [2] Gazette Issue 24439 published on the 30 March 1877. Page 55 of 68
  3. Morning Post - Wednesday 29 May 1895