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Quinton Cycle Co

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September 1895.

of Coventry

1891 Company formed when Wolverhampton brothers Samuel Gorton and Bernard Gorton established S. and B. Gorton at Quinton Road and Hertford Street, Coventry

1896/7 Directory: Listed under cycles. More details

1896 The New Beeston Cycle Co was formed by Harry Lawson; the first works to be taken over would be Quinton Cycle Co; Rowland Hill, a director of Quinton, would be a director of the new company[1].

1901 Mention of Arthur Clay.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Standard, 18 June 1896
  2. The Autocar 1901/02/23