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Shakespeare, Kirkland and Frost

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of Bradford-street, Birmingham

1901 Produced the Royal Wellington motorcycle by fitting a 211cc Minerva engine to the downtube of a heavy-duty bicycle. Other parts were bought-in and it had direct-belt drive.

1901 June. Shakespeare, Kirkland and Frost, 114 Bradford street.[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. Birmingham Mail - Thursday 13 June 1901