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galvanizers and wire manuacturers, of Mitre Iron Works, Bilston Road, Wolverhampton, and London
1886 Public offer of shares in a company formed to take over and extend the business of Mr Frank Gibbons, St Johns Works, Wolverhampton, manufacturer of the Cunard bicycles and tricycles, including patent rights, stock, plant, machinery.
1887 Petition for winding up of Cunard Cycle Co presented in Chancery Division.
1888 February. Stanley Exhibition of Cycles in Westminster.
1892 Gospel Oak Iron Co Ltd, Eagle Street.
1892 "A matter which continued to excite the trade was the low price achieved by the sale of the Gospel Oak ironworks, Wolverhampton".
1895 Arrangements had been made for re-starting the "extensive" Gospel Oak sheet-iron works, Wolverhampton, which had been idle for several years.
1896 Notices issued to the 200 employees of Gospel Oak, at the Mitre Ironworks, that work would cease in November; the proprietors intended to close the works.