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W.F.Holdsworth

FH Grubb + Claud Butler

For Classic Bike Buffs


Norman Kilgariff 1952-2016
Norman

Norman developed this site over a number of years building
it up into a substantial database on the history and
development of Holdsworth bicycles. This legacy of his is a
valuable resource to be maintained for the benefit of all
who are interested in the company's history and products.


Updates:

2009: Catalogues added:-

Grubb: 1927-28, '50, Nov '51, '53, '56, '58, '59, '61, '62, '67 & '71
Claud Butler: 1936, '39, '40, '40(War), '41(War), '42, '51, '51 (March rev), '52, '59, '61, '62, '69, '70, '77, '82, '84, 85 & '86
Holdsworth: 1936, '58, '59,'60, (Shop 67), '81 & '87

Basic info on Grubb Frame numbering added (1920-35)(1935-52)(1952-76) systems.

2011 to 2013: Improved some images. All missing pages of 1981 Bike Rider's added

2016: Grubb 1965 & 66 models added

2018: Transfer of ownership, Holdsworthy correction to 1971 catalogue link, Renew broken & add fourm links,
Aknowlegement & Sources added, Frame numbering page updated.

2018: Catalogues added:-

Claud Butler: 1934, 35 & 38, 65


Copyright for catalogues remains with Holdsworth co. as original publisher, the source for
current documents is primarily VCC Library, Picture Sources quoted where known.