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1881 Bankrupt. '...Liquidation by Arrangement or Composition with Creditors, instituted by William Simmons the younger, trading as W. Simmons, formerly residing at No. 40, Jordan Well, but now residing at No. 5, Hood-street, and carrying on business at the Britannia Works, No. 10, Court Jordan Well, all in the city of Coventry, in the county of Warwick, Bicycle, Tricycle, Perambulator, Bath Chair, Wheel Manufacturer, and Machinist...'