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1871 Patent. '1468. To Frank Joseph Noble and William Henry James Grout, both of Watson-street, Stoke Newington, in the county of Middlesex, Engineers, for the invention of "improvements in bicycles and velocipedes, and in the machinery and apparatus employed therefor."'