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Brown and Green

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Brown and Green of 72, Bishopsgate Street, London; of Luton.

Iron and Brass Founders.

1869 Patent. '1651. To Frederick Brown, of the firm of Brown and Green, of Luton, in the county of Bedford, Ironfounder, for the invention of "improvements in velocipedes called bicycles."'[1]

1900 Incorporated as a private company

1944-46 Acquired by Mellor, Bromley and Co[2]

By 1954 was a subsidiary of Bentley Engineering Co

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] Gazette Issue 23506 published on the 11 June 1869. Page 17 of 62
  2. The Times, May 28, 1947