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Spennell's Annual Directory of Coventry and District, 1912-13 p823-p830

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The Cycle, Motor and Allied Trades Directory


Motor Car Manufacturers.

Motor Cycle Manufacturer

Accessories Manufacturers (General) (Motor)

Accessories Dealers, etc. (Motor)

  • Averns E. L., 157 Spon st (Tel. 31y) Blakemore James D., Godiva st
  • Burbury W. H. and Co., 2 Earl st (Tel. 77x)
  • Clarke A. and H., 141 Lower Ford st
  • CONDOR MOTOR CO, Broad st
  • Coventry Motor Sundries, 5A Clarence st (Tel. 788)
  • Hardy E. J., 132 Queen Victoria rd (Tel. 530)
  • Nevill H. H. (agent motor parts, chains, wheels, cranks), 16 Warwick row (Tel. 700)
  • Victoria Garage and Electrical Co., Queen Victoria rd

Accessories Manufacturers, Dealers and Agents (Cycle)

Agents (Motor)

  • AUTO REPAIRS CO., Lincoln st
  • Birch Frank, 2 Spon st (Tel. 55;)
  • Condor Motor Co CONDOR MOTOR CO., Broad st
  • Coventry Auto Aero Co., Ltd., 7A St. Michael churchyard
  • Jones William (merchant), 14 Much Park st (Tel. 371)
  • REYNOLDS T. and CO., High st

Aeroplane Fitters

Analytical Chemist

  • JONES J. E. STACEY Whitlock and Jones, Ltd.,, consulting chemist. Little Park st (Wire, Analytical; Tel 6391
  • Riddihough T. B., 51 Albany rd

Balls and Roller Bearings Manufacturer

Body Builders (Motors)

Bolt and Nut Manufacturers

Bonnet Manufacturers

Brake Block Manufacturers

Castings (Motor)

Coil and Accumulator Manufacturers

Carburettor and Governor Manufacturers

Clutch Manufacturers

Chain Manufacturers


Engine Makers (Motor)

Electrical Accessories Manufacturers

Enamel and Varnish Manufactures


  • STILWELL and SONS, 49 Earl st
  • MURRAY, F. J. Union st


  • Bennett and Wood, Ltd., Far Gosford st (Wire, Bentwood; Tel. 308)


  • City Garage, 3 Lower Ford st
  • Farmer's Garage, Queen Victoria rd (T1.499)
  • Glover Bros., Windsor st
  • Reynolds and Co Ltd, Little Nark st (Tel. 338)
  • The Central Garage, Queen Victoria rd
  • Victoria Garage and Electrical Co., Ltd., Queen Victoria rd (Tel. 187)

Insulated Wires and Cables (Motor Flexibles)

Ignition Specialists

Lamp Makers

Leather Gear Cases, etc.

Lubricators, Oil Cups, etc., Manufacturers

Mudguards and Splashers (Makers of)

Marine Motor Manufacturer

Machine Parts for Motors


  • JONES J. E. STACEY, (Lund.), (Whitworth and Jones, Ltd.), Little Park st (Wire, Analytical; Tel. 639)
  • Riddihough T. B., 51 Albany rd


Pattern Makers

Patents Agents

  • Leechman and Co., 19 Hertford st (Tel. 343)
  • Wilson T. Fletcher, High st chambers (TI. 136x)

Precious Metal Dealers

  • WHITWORTH JONES LTD., Little Park st

Radiators, Bonnets, etc. (Makers of) (Motor)

Rim Makers


  • AUTO REPAIRS CO., Lincoln st
  • BUSH J., Hertford pl (Tel. 18yl) and Queens’s rd
  • Birch Frank, 2 Spon st (Tel. 552)
  • Captain Motor Rim Co., Bedford st (Tel. 39y3)
  • Forman Motor Co., Rose and Crown yard, High st (Tel. 183)
  • Jones Gilbert E., Smithford st (Wire, Kaptin; Tel. 664)
  • CONDOR MOTOR CO., Broad st
  • Rover Motor Co., Ltd (repairing depot), fleet st
  • Vernon Cycle and Motor Co, 32 Earl st
  • Victoria Garage and Electrical Co., Ltd. Queen Victoria rd

Sheet Metal Workers

Side Carriage Manufacturers

Stampers and Forgers

Steering Wheels and Starting Levers (Makers of).

Tank Makers

Tyre Manufacturers and Factors


  • CURZONS and SON, Much Park st
  • THE FOLESHILL CARRIAGE CO., 440 Stoney Stanton rd


Wheel Makers

Cycle Manufacturers

Agents (Cycle)

  • Brandish W., 585 Foleshill rd
  • Birch F., 2 Spon st
  • Birchall William, 8 Jordan Well
  • Booth J, jun., 83 Gosford st
  • BROCK S., 45 Earl st
  • Halliwell W. H., Priory st (Tel. 701)
  • Hazlewood Thomas, 3 Berry st
  • Lee J. J., 23 Fleet st
  • Meredith and Hill, 45 Bayley lane (Wire Weldless; Tel. 224)
  • Moore, D., 32 Queens, rd
  • Nicholls George F., 17 Broomfield rd
  • Norton Thomas, Midland Cycle depot, 15 Hales st (Tel. 792)
  • O'Brien Edward, Ltd., Foleshill rd (T31. 158)
  • Odell J. and Son, 25 Bishop st (Tel. 249)
  • Parker T., 22 Bishop st
  • Perkins A., 2 Gosford st
  • PEPPER A., 3 Stoke green
  • Prentice T. L., 145 Lower Ford st (Tel. 44x4)
  • RANDLE A. J., 59 Old Allesley rd
  • Rudge-Whitworth, Ltd., 34 Hertford st (Tel. 393)
  • Starley Rd. Supply Co., 1 Bayley lane (Tel. 336)
  • Spurgeon Alfred, 80 Far Gosford st
  • Swift and Co., 573 Foleshill rd (Tel. 71x5)
  • Tansley G., 26 Jordan well (Tel. 284)
  • Thomas F. J., Conduit yard,-Meet st
  • Tuck and Blakemoie, 23 Hales st (Tel. 149)
  • Vernon-Cycle Co., 32 Earl st
  • Watson Joseph and Son (Leeds), Ltd., 25 .Burges
  • White Joseph, 15 Paynes lane Willis Frank, 333 Foleshill rd

Aluminium Founders

Analytical Chemists

  • Riddihough T. B., and metallurgist, Carn Brae, 51 Albany rd

Ball Manufacturers

Brass Founders

Cycle Chain Manufacturers

Dress Guard Manufacturers (Cycle)

Free Wheel Manufacturers(Cycle)

Gear Manufacturers

Gear Case Makers

Handle Manufacturers (Cycle)

Mud Guard Manufacturers (Cycle)

Makers of Parts of Cycles

Platers, Enamelles and Polishers

  • Coventry Plating and Presswork Co., Ltd., Lower Ford st (Tel. 210)
  • MURRAY, F. J., Union st
  • ROSS and EALES, 401 Stoney Stanton rd
  • Sherbourne Plating, Enamelling and Repairing Co., 143 Lower Ford st
  • Standard Cycle and Plating Co., Moor st, Earlsdon (Tel. 367)

Rim Manufacturers (Cycle)

Rubber Agents, etc

  • Coventry Rubber. Co., Spon st (Tel. 5281 French E. 0., 4'4 Earl st (Tel. 317)
  • Midland Rubber Co., 10 Bishop st
  • North British Rubber Co., Ltd., 132 Mush Park st (Tel. -966)
  • Odell Joseph C. and Son, 25 Bishop st (Ti. 249)

Saddle Makers (Cycle)

Sheet Metal Workers

Show Card Framers

  • ASTLEY and SONS, Broadgate (Tel. 64)
  • FRISWELL T. E., 30A Bishop st and Raglan at (Tel. 791)
  • RAINBOW W., 445 Foleshill rd Smith E. S., 13 Fleet st

Spanner Manufacturers

Spokes and Nipples Manufacturers

Steel and Iron Stampers

Tyre Manufacturers

Sources of Information

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