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See Townend Brothers
1871 Company founded by George Townend initially at Wellington Street and later Lower Ford Street, Coventry
The Townend motorcycle was produced from 1901 to 1904. It was a typical primitive machine with a choice of 2.5 hp engine powers mounted into a heavy-duty bicycle frame, with suitable fittings and a tank transfer.
It probably came from a cycle dealer who left the powered market when the slump of 1905 occurred.
1901 September. 'Messrs. Townend Bros., Ltd., of Coventry, are one of the latest firms to turn their attention to the motor bicycle, and will probably be placing one of the "Minerva" type on the market shortly.'
1905 Listed as 'Townend and Co'