trigger to The
Littleport Society becoming aware of the link between
William Sylvester Harley, joint founder of the HARLEY-DAVIDSON
Motor Cycle Factory with the Davidson brothers was a copy of a
letter supplied by Kate Harley. Kate is the wife of John Harley,
grandson of William Sylvester Harley.
Bruce Frost, a key member
of The Littleport
Society made this exciting discovery, when in August
1996, Kate HARLEY sent him a copy of a letter written on the 15th
April 1893 by Mary FYSON of Victoria Street, Littleport, to her
dear Brother and Sister.
Organiser Michael Clarke with discoverer
Bruce Frost near where William Harley was born, Mike Clarke
[L] hands Bruce Frost a book donated by Harley-Davidson.