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1883 Bankrupt. '...Liquidation by Arrangement or Composition with Creditors, instituted by William Hosier, trading as W. Hosier and Co., carrying on business at No. 31, Smithford-street, in the city of Coventry, in the county of Warwick, Bicycle, Tricycle, Perambulator Manufacturer and Machinist, and residing in lodgings at No. 30, Smithford-street, in the city of Coventry aforesaid...'