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of Victoria and Albert Works, Sampson Road North, Birmingham
of Imperial Works, Upper Trinity Street, Birmingham (1896)
From 1887 a company (that later became Imperial Cycle Co) made bicycle fittings and, later, complete bicycles.
1896/7 Directory: Listed under cycles. More details
1896 Formation of the Hearl and Tonks Cycle and Component Manufacturing Co to acquire the business of Hearl and Tonks.
1897 Company wound voluntarily up for re-construction. Thomas William Lench was chairman