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Ideal of Stanhope Street, Euston Road, London, NW1
of Wharfdale Road, King's Cross, London, N (1914)
1852 Company established.
1886 Partnership change. 'the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us the undersigned, James Connolly, William Connolly, and Thomas Connolly, carrying on business as Tyresmiths, at 65 and 67, Wharfdale-road, King's Cross, in the county of Middlesex, has been dissolved, by mutual consent, as from this date. The business will in future be carried on at the same address by the said James Connolly and Thomas Connolly alone, under the style or firm of J. W. and T. Connolly...'
1899 Article describing their premises at King's Cross.
1902 Incorporated as a limited company.
1914 Tyre manufacturers. Specialities: sole manufacturers (UK) of "Ideal" and "Band" rubber tyres; rubber tyres for carriages and automobiles. 
1937 Rubber manufacturers.