Sharratt and Co
From Graces Guide
of Poultney Street, Wolverhampton
He joined forces with a Mr. Parker and produced bicycles using the Connaught trade name.
1893 Sharratt and Co was formed on 30th October 1893 to take over the business of Sharratt and Parker. The first directors had been Edwin John Sharratt and Frederick Hammond Reed.
1895 The company went into liquidation with debts of over £800. The Sharratt and the Lisle firms still used the Pountney Street works, but whether they were in separate buildings or had split one building between them is not known.
Sources of Information
- Coventry Evening Telegraph - Tuesday 03 December 1895
- Birmingham Daily Post - Wednesday 25 December 1895
- Sharratt and Co in Wolverhampton