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of Empress Bicycle Works, Albert Road, South Norwood
1878 Makers of the 'Empress' and 'Norwood' bicycles
1880 Bankruptcy. '...Liquidation by Arrangement or Composition with Creditors, instituted by 'William Keen, of Empress Bicycle Works, Albert-road, Norwood Junction, in the county of Surrey, Bicycle Manufacturer...'