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Ryley, Ward and Bradford

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April 1899. Tribune cycles.

of Fleet Works, Coventry, makers of bicycles

Formed by John Albert Ryley, William Edward Ward and Bradford

Also Arthur Ryley

1897 Advert for cycling requisites from Ryley, Ward and Bradford Ltd, 113 Waterloo Road, Glasgow.[1]

1899 Advertising for staff.[2]

1900 Change to share capital. Thomas J. Mercer is Chairman. [3]

1901 Introduce a 'sociable' quad carrying two persons and driven by a 2.75-hp MMC engine and plan a 5-hp model.[4]

1901 Announce the Tribune voiturette.[5]

1905 Company wound up.[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. Edinburgh Evening News - Saturday 22 May 1897
  2. Coventry Evening Telegraph - Saturday 18 March 1899
  3. [1] [2] [3] [4] Gazette Issue 27169 published on the 27 February 1900. Page 31 of 82
  4. Coventry Evening Telegraph - Thursday 03 October 1901
  5. Coventry Evening Telegraph - Friday 18 October 1901
  6. [5] Gazette Issue 27823 published on the 1 August 1905. Page 33 of 80