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Springfield Cycle Co

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of Springfield Mills, Sandiacre, Nottingham

1896 Advertising for staff.[1]

1896 Resolution to voluntarily wind the company up. T. Hooley is chairman.[2]

1900 Produced the 'Valkyrie' light car.[3]

1900 In Voluntary liquidation. '...General Meeting of the Members of the above named Company will be held at the registered offices of the Company Cross-st. Sandiacre in the county of Derbyshire on Saturday the thirtieth day of June 1900 at eleven o'clock in the forenoon for the purpose of having an account laid before them showing the manner in which the winding up has been conducted ...Syd. D. Begbie, Liquidator.[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. Sheffield Daily Telegraph - Monday 30 March 1896
  2. The London Gazette Publication date: 22 September 1896 Issue: 26779 Page: 5285
  3. Beaulieu Encyclopedia of the Automobile
  4. The London Gazette Publication date:22 May 1900 Issue:27194 Page:3280