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Bomford and Evershed

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1904. Steam wagon.
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May 1935.
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September 1947. Sapper Major.
Exhibit at Amberley Working Museum (Detail).

Salford Priors, Evesham.

Makers of commercial hedge trimming equipment and other agricultural machinery.

1904 Bomford and Evershed was formed by Raymond Bomford, Benjamin Bomford and Harry Evershed, (a former employee of R. and B. Bomford, prior to that in 1896 an employee of John Fowler and Co.)[1]

Company acquired E. Humphries and Co, Atlas Works, Pershore, who at the time where facing liquidation. Their specialism was agricultural engineering who made portable steam engine and threshing machine production. However in 1908 they sold the Atlas Works and moved to their current premises at Salford Priors, Evesham.[2]

1993 Bomford and Evershed Ltd, of Eveshamm became Bomford Turner Ltd[3], part of Alamo Group


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Sources of Information

  1. [1]National Archives Website
  2. [2]National Archives Website
  3. Companies House filing