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Whitworth Cycle Co

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Whitworth Cycle Co of Whitworth Works, Rea Street South, Birmingham

Founded by Charles Henry Pugh who had developed from the manufacturer of ironmongers' sundries, into suppliers of bicycle fittings and stampings to other trade manufacturers.

1894 Exhibited at the Antwerp Exhibition [1]

1894. Merged with the Rudge Cycle Co to form Rudge-Whitworth

The Whitworth Works were to become the home to Charles H. Pugh company while cycle manufacture moved to Crow Lane, Coventry.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1894/05/25 p431