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W. A. Lloyd and Co

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of Bath Street, Birmingham

of Warwick St, Birmingham (1896)

The company of William Arthur Lloyd

1882 Bicycles

1894 Announcement. 'W. A. LLOYD & Co.- This company has been registered with a capital of £10,000, in £10 shares; the objects being to acquire and take over as a going concern the business of cycling and sewing-machine fittings manufacturers carried on by A. William Lloyd and John Blyth, at Clyde Works, Lionel Street, and Regent Works, Warwick Street, Birmingham. The first directors are: Alfred Ash, Thomas Blyth, Charles B. Blyth, and after adoption of purchase agreement William A. Lloyd and John Blyth. Qualification for office, the holding of 20 shares in his own right. Remuneration of chairman 30gs. per annum ; ordinary directors 20gs. per annum. William A. Lloyd and John Blyth are the managing directors at a salary of £3. 10s. per week each.'[1]

1896 Maker of cycle components[2]

1897 Liquidation of the business.[3]

presumably became W. A. Lloyds Cycle Fittings

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Sources of Information

  1. Birmingham Daily Post - Friday 06 April 1894
  2. Peck's Trades Directory of Birmingham, 1896-97
  3. [1] Gazette Issue 26878 published on the 30 July 1897. Page 29 of 78