Vol 3. Godiva’s Heritage: Coventry’s Industry

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The intention was that this was to be Volume 3 in the series of the Coventry We Have Lost, but for some reason that we cannot now remember we decided to publish, in 1997, a book with this unusual combination of subjects. We still have a few of this book left at the old price.

Contents

Introduction  3
The Godiva Processions  4
1870 Miss Rose Williams 6
1877 Miss Edgerton  6
1883 Maude Forester 7
1907 Miss Pansy Montague 8
1911 Miss Viola Hamilton 16
1919 Miss Gladys Mann  22
1929 Miss Muriel Mellerup  24
1936 Miss Frances P Burchell 27
Industry 29
Textiles  32
Watch-making 37
Bicycles 41
Motorcycles  49
Motorcars 55
Aircraft 64
Munitions/Armaments 73
Machine Tools 79
Electrical  83
Coal Mining   87
Coventry Industrial Ephemera  90
Index   92

INDEX

Alfred Herbert Ltd                               12, 79, 80
Armstrong Whitworth, Sir W G Ltd     71,72
Bayliss, Thomas & Co                            54
Bentley BR1 & BR2 Engines               67
Binley Colliery                                      89
Bird Street                                            13, 5
Bishop Street                                       13
Bleriot X1                                            64, 65
Boneshaker                                          41
Bonniksen, Bahne                               40
British Thompson Houston                  85, 86
Broadgate                                            12, 23
Bull Yard                                             17
Butts, The                                 11, 12, 18, 25
Butts, The, Cycle Track                       44
Calcott Bros Ltd                                   53
Cash, J & J             33, 34
Cashs Lane                                          33, 34
Courtaulds, S Ltd                                 36
Coventry & Warwickshire Hospital     25
Coventry Colliery, Keresley                87, 88
Coventry Eagle                             54
Coventry Gauge & Tool                 80, 81
Coventry Machinists Co                                  45
Coventry Munitions Ltd                                   77
Coventry Ordnance Works Ltd           66, 73, 74, 75, 76
Coventry Victor Motor Co                   54
Cox Street                                            9
Craven Colliery, Wyken                      89
Cross Cheaping                                21,23
Crown Hotel                                        20
Daimler Renard Road Train                 14, 19
Daimler, Radford Works                     58, 68, 77
Daimler, Sandy Lane                           55, 56, 57
Eiffel Tower Cycle                              45
Fleet Street                                           10
Foleshill Road                                      36, 47
Ford Street                                           9
Gnome Engine                                     66
Godiva Route Map                              15, 26
Godiva Stevengraph                            28
Godiva, Lady 
Frances Burchell                      27-28
Miss Edgerton                          6
Maude Forseter                    7
Viola Hamilton                   16-21
Gladys Mann                           22-23
Muriel Mellerup                       24-25
Pansy Montague                      8-14
Rose Williams                          6
Gosford Street                                     78
Greyfriars Green                                  17
Harris Cycle Co                                    46
Herbert & Hubbard Ltd                            79
Hertford Street                                     17
High Street                                           19
Hill Street                                             35
Hotchkiss & Cie                                  78, 62
Humber Works, Lower Ford Street      43, 50
Humber Works, Stoke Works              48, 51, 60, 61, 64, 65,67
Kenilworth Road                                 25
King William Street                              20
Kingfield Road                                                34
Leamington Road                                25
Leigh Mills                                           35
Memorial Park                                     26, 28
Morris Motors Co                                62
Much Park Street                                 14
Newsome J & Co                                 18, 39
O’Brien Works                                     47
Olde Bull & Anchor                            13
Peel-Connor Telephone Works      83, 84, 85
Pennington E J                                     49
Pilot Inn                                               14
Player, J & Sons                                  39
Premier Cycle Co                                 45
Primrose Hill Street                              21
Queens Road                                       18
Reform Club                                        17
Regent Street                                        18
Ribbon Weaving Frame             32
Robin Hood Inn                               9
Rose Inn                                              14
Rotherham & Sons                              37, 39, 40
Rover Co                                             59
Rover Show Rooms                             17
Royal Exchange                                   21
Rudge Whitworth Ltd                          46, 53
Russell Arms                                       25
Siddeley Deasey                                  69, 70
Siddeley Puma Engine                         70
Singer Co                                             47, 50, 52
Siskin                                                   69
Smithford Street                                   10, 19
Spon End                                             11
Spon Street                                          10, 37
St James & St Christopher Chapel       11
St Mark’s Church                                 13
Standard Motor Co, Canley Works      63
Starley Works                                      43
Starley, James             42
Station Approach         44
Stevens, Thomas         9
Swanswell Pool            13
Swift Motor Works       42, 49
Sydenam Palace           9
Talbot Inn         21, 23
Taylor, Cooper & Bedenall     55
Triumph Cycle Co        50, 52
Upper York Street        79
Victoria Street   20, 21
Warwick Road 17
Webster & Bennett Ltd     80
West Orchard   21
White Street     13
Whitley Abbey Aerodrome       71, 72
Whitley Bomber          72
Wickman A C Ltd        82
Williamson, H              38, 39