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Humber and Marriott

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of Queen's Road, Nottingham, cycle makers

1870 Thomas Humber started making complete bicycles, in Nottingham

1875 Humber formed a partnership with Thomas Rushforth Marriott, to produce bicycles

1875 Moved the business to Queen's Road, Nottingham.

1877 Fred Cooper joined the partnership and it became Humber, Marriott and Cooper

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