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Carson and Toone

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Exhibit at Oakham Treasures.
January 1906.
January 1906.

of Wiltshire Foundry, Warminster

1816 Company formed

1861 Exhibited at the Royal Agricultural Society of England meeting in Leeds - exhibits included wrought iron horse hoe and other machines[1]

1896 Introduced the Advance gas engine in 1 to 5 hp range

1903 Sold to Mr John Harrison Turner of Lewisham and Mr George Archibald Gray of Clapham.[2]

1908 Advance engine production ceased

See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. The Farmer's Magazine, 1861
  2. The Engineer 1903/01/16 p 78
  • A-Z of British Stationary Engines by Patrick Knight. Published 1996. ISBN 1 873098 37 5