Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Samuel Leek

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1879 Samuel Leek, of 8 Great Hampton St, Whitmore reans, Wolverhampton, bicycle and tricycle manufacturer[1]

1879 Partnership dissolved. '...Partnership heretofore subsisting between the undersigned, Samuel Leek and Joseph Fletcher, carrying on business together at Great Hampton-street, Wolverhampton, in the county of Stafford, as Bicycle Makers, under the style or firm of Leek, Fletcher, and Co., has this day been dissolved by mutual consent....'[2]

1880 Bankruptcy. '...Liquidation by Arrangement or Composition with Creditors, instituted by Frederick John Lloyd, now residing at Upper Villiers street, Blakenhall, Wolverhampton, in the county of Stafford, Bicycle Manufacturer and Clerk, and Samuel Leek, now residing at Church-lane, Wolverhampton, in the county of Stafford, Bicycle Manufacturer, formerly trading in copartnership at Church-lane, Wolverhampton aforesaid, as Bicycle Manufacturers, under the style or firm of Lloyd, Leek, and Company....'[3]

1881 Living at 11 Great Hampton St, Wolverhampton: William Leek, age 49, engine fitter at works, Sarah Leek, age 49, Samuel Leek, age 24, boiler maker at works, Fred Leek 22, Ellen Leek 17, Emily Leek 16, Clara Leek 6[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1879 Steven's Directory of Wolverhampton
  2. [1] Gazette Issue 24744 published on the 18 July 1879. Page 17 of 54
  3. Gazette Issue 24877 published on the 27 August 1880. Page 34 of 46
  4. 1881 census