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Bowen and Co

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Nov 1919.
Dec 1921.

of 6 Mount Pleasant, London, WC4

of Shaw-street, Worcester, and Commercial-road, Hereford

1906-08 Produced 9 h.p. automobile

1909 Partnership change. '...the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us the undersigned, Thomas William Bowen, Frank Leigh Ehrke, and Cecil Harold Moffatt, carrying on business as Automobile Engineers, at Shaw-street, Worcester, and Commercial-road, Hereford, under the style or firm of BOWEN AND COMPANY, has been dissolved by mutual consent so far as regards the said Cecil Harold Moffatt, as and from the eleventh day of August, 1909. All debts due to and owing by the said late firm will be received and paid by the said Thomas William Bowen and Frank Leigh Ehrke, by whom the business will in future be carried on...'[1]

1922 Brass and Aluminium Founders and Mechanical Engineers, Phoenix Foundry, Mount Pleasant, London, W.C.I. Directors: Alexander Glegg, J.P.; Graham R. Glegg (Managing). Established 1808. Incorporated 1918. Capital £10,000. Manufactures.— Gun carriage parts, over 1,000,000 fuse plugs, adaptors, etc. "Side arms" for naval guns, tampions, spares for motor lorries.

1937 Founders and machinists in brass, aluminium and high-tensile bronzes.[2]

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