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Johnson Cycle Works of Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire
Founded by George James Bell Johnson who originally had premises on Home Street, Scunthorpe and later moved to Trafford Street, Scunthorpe.
1890s Arthur Edward Johnson was apprenticed at these works
1902 Johnson was a motorcycle produced in Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire.
This machine was a typical primitive, with a Minerva engine hung from the downtube of a heavy-duty bicycle frame. It also had the usual cycle forks and brakes, belt drive and pedals.