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at No. 128, Portland-street, Manchester
1876 Patent. '3700. To Thomas Browett, of Manchester, in the county of Lancaster, Engineer, and William Harrison, of 128, Portland-street, Manchester aforesaid, Sewing Machine Factor, for the invention of "improvements in bicycles and bicycle stands."'
1878 Partnership dissolved. '...the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us the undersigned, Thomas Browett and William Harrison, under the style of Browett and Harrison, at No. 128, Portland-street, in the city of Manchester, in the Manufacture and Sale of certain Articles used in connection with Bicycles, and made in pursuance of our joint patent, has this day been dissolved....'