Mr. G. Smith on Smith and Molesworth Ltd, cycle manufacturers established in 1888

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Smith and Molesworth began by making elastic webbing for boots, and went into the cycle industry at their factory in West Orchard, then bicycles. Frames at Freeth Street. Apprenticeship with William Molesworth making components for bicycles and cycle tubing. Produced the Alert motorcycle 1903-1906. After the First World War Smiths sold out to Molesworth of Gosford Street. 9 minutes.