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Westwood Manufacturing Co

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of 85 Bradford St (cycle components), 1-11 Lombard St, Birmingham (cycles), and Coventry (cycle components)[1].

1894 (presumably) Cycle Components Manufacturing Co Ltd granted licence for manufacturing the Westwood Rim to the Westwood Manufacturing Co Ltd[2].

1896/7 Directory: Listed under cycles. More details

1896 Sold to Dunlop Pneumatic Tyre Co the licence for manufacturing the Westwood Rim which had been granted to the Westwood Manufacturing Co Ltd by Cycle Components Manufacturing Co[3].

1896 The firm was amalgamated with the business of Starley Brothers, as Starley Brothers and Westwood Manufacturing Co.[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. Peck's Trades Directory of Birmingham, 1896-97
  2. The North-Eastern Daily Gazette, 11 May 1896
  3. The North-Eastern Daily Gazette, 11 May 1896
  4. The Times, Thursday, Apr 01, 1897