Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Hotchkiss, Mayo and Meek

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Hotchkiss, Mayo and Meek of Hill Cross Works, Coventry

Edmund Mayo, John Meek and Richard Hotchkiss

1894 Exhibited cycles at the Antwerp Exhibition.[1]

1896/7 Directory: Listed under cycles. More details.[2]

1896 November. Advertisement for a 'smart young man' for cycle manufacturer's office. Quick at shorthand and a good typist. Knowledge of French preferred. Apply Hill Cross Works. (no company name).[3]

1897 July. Advertisement for a Junior Clerk. Hotchkiss, Mayo and Meek, Hill Cross Works, Coventry.[4]

1897 Became the Coventry Eagle Cycle Co; Harris Cycle Co continued business at the Hill Cross Works.


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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1894/05/24 p431
  2. Peck's Trades Directory of Birmingham, 1896-97: Cycles
  3. Coventry Evening Telegraph - Friday 06 November 1896
  4. Coventry Evening Telegraph - Wednesday 07 July 1897