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Whitworth Cycle Co of Whitworth Works, Rea Street South, Birmingham
1891 Founded by Charles Henry Pugh in partnership with his eldest son, Charles Vernon Pugh. Pugh had developed his business from the manufacturer of ironmongers' sundries, into suppliers of bicycle fittings and stampings to other trade manufacturers.
1893 converted into a private company
1894 Exhibited at the Antwerp Exhibition 
The Whitworth Works were to remain the home of the Charles H. Pugh company while cycle manufacture moved to Crow Lane, Coventry.