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Harold Dennis Taylor

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Harold Dennis Taylor (1862-1943) of T. Cooke and Sons

1862 Born in Huddersfield

1884 Patent. Improvements of the springs of bicycles and tricycles.[1]

1885 Joined the firm of T. Cooke and Sons and took out over 50 patents during his time there

1897 Patent. Improved frame for open front tandem bicycles.[2]

1899 Patent. Improvement in low power telescopes.[3]

1943 February 26th. Died. Obituary.[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. York Herald - Saturday 27 September 1884
  2. Hull Daily Mail - Friday 20 August 1897
  3. York Herald - Friday 17 February 1899
  4. Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Wednesday 03 March 1943