Payne and Bates
Payne and Bates of Coventry
The company was an offshoot from Godiva Engineering Co
Maker of cars from 1900.
Godiva were motorcycles produced circa 1900 by Payne and Bates of Coventry.
The company had already been producing cars under their own name and also as the Stonebow.
They also produced a few primitive motorcycles fitted with an aiv engine and with either two or four wheels. The make did not last long.
1902 Company wound up.  after the death of George Bates.
Sources of Information
The British Motorcycle Directory - Over 1,100 Marques from 1888 - by Roy Bacon and Ken Hallworth. Pub: The Crowood Press 2004 ISBN 1 86126 674 X