Cunard Cycle Co
From Graces Guide
of 193 Aston Road, Birmingham
of St. John's Works, Wolverhampton. Sales rooms at 79 Chancery Lane, London, and at the City Cycle Company, 62 Bridge Street, Manchester
1886 Cunard Cycle Co registered.
1886 Public offer of shares in a company formed to take over and extend the business of Mr Frank Gibbons, St Johns Works, Wolverhampton, manufacturer of the Cunard bicycles and tricycles, including patent rights, stock, plant, machinery.
1887 Petition for winding up of Cunard Cycle Co presented in Chancery Division.
After losing a lot of money Gibbons sold the company to the Star of Wolverhampton.
1888 February. Stanley Exhibition of Cycles in Westminster.
Sources of Information
- The Morning Post, 11 December 1886
- Birmingham Daily Post, 10 December 1886
- The Standard, 7 September 1887
- Peck's Trades Directory of Birmingham, 1896-97: Cycles