Papers of W. Carey & Son.

Scope and Content

Correspondence of Ronald Carey, entitled " Letters in the 30s"; printed leaflets and booklets respecting cycles and components, 1931-1963; printed programmes for annual sporting and cycling events in Southern England, 1932-1947, in some of which R. Carey competed; nine club journals, 1936-1955; a few maps and guides, etc., 1950s and undated.

Administrative / Biographical History

Carey's, of 72 Romsey Road, Shirley, Southampton, established in 1905, were lightweight cycle-builders and specialists and official repairers to the National Cyclists' Union.

Access Information

This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See

Acquisition Information

This collection was deposited in the Centre by the National Cycle Archive in1994.

Other Finding Aids

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.


Further deposits are not expected.

Related Material

See other deposits by the National Cycle Archive (MSS.328).