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R. Cripps and Co

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July 1908.

R Cripps and Co Ltd, of Nottingham, bicycle manufacturers and dealers in bicycles, motor vehicles and agricultural machinery.

1894 Robert Cripps was a cycle machinist at 26 William Road, West Bridgford.

1897 Company formed; at 273 Arkwright Street, Nottingham, cycle manufacturer.

1910 Premises at 31-61 Lower Parliament Street; retailer of motor cars.

1965 The business survived at this address until at least 1965.

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Sources of Information

  • "More about cycle maker", in Nottingham Evening Post, 7 September 2009 [1].
  • The ledgers, daybooks, etc. of this company are at the Nottingham Archive[2].