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1877 Patent. '4702. To Roland Harrington, of the firm of F. Harrington and Company, of Stewart-street, Wolverhampton, in the county of Stafford, Bicycle Manufacturers, for the invention of "improvements in the construction of bicycles, tricycles, and similar vehicles."'
1879 Bankruptcy. '...Liquidation by Arrangement or Composition with Creditors, instituted by Roland Harrington and Walter Harrington, of the Desideratum Works, Stewart-street, Wolverhampton, in the county of Stafford, Bicycle Manufacturers, trading as Harrington and Co....'