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Hawkins and Co of Cheapside, Birmingham; of Crown Foundry, Dudley Port, Tipton
Late John Ludford
1880 Bankruptcy. '...Liquidation by Arrangement or Composition with Creditors, instituted by Thomas Hawkins, trading under the style or firm of Hawkins and Co., of No. 15, Steelhouse-lane, Birmingham aforesaid, Bicycle Manufacturer...'