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Coventry Cycle Co

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Coventry Cycle Company

of 29 Waterloo Bridge Road, London

1871 Company established [1].

1882 The 'Victoria' double driving tricycle

1887 Employed 160 men.

1887 April: Christopher N. Baker acquired Coventry Cycle Co[2].

1887 The Humber company was formed to acquire from financial interest the four companies: [3]

The directors intended to build on land adjoining Wellington Works and transfer the Coventry Cycle Company there, to effect savings in rent and management expenses.

1888 February. Stanley Exhibition of Cycles in Westminster. Now part of Humber and Co

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Sources of Information

  1. The Morning Post, 17 June 1887
  2. The Morning Post, 17 June 1887
  3. The Times, Saturday, Jun 18, 1887