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Clayton, Howlett and Co

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Engineers, of 28 Victoria St, Westminster, London (and Atlas Works, Harrow Road, London W) (1902)

Successor to Clayton, Howlett and Venables, makers of brick making machinery, of Dorset Square, London.

1890 Dissolution of the Partnership between Francis Howlett and William Henry Venables, carrying on business as Engineers, Machinists, and Iron Founders, at Atlas Works, Woodfield-road, Harrow-road, London, W., under the style or firm of Clayton, Howlett, and Venables, by mutual consent; the business was carried on by Francis Howlett[1]

1894 Exhibited Woodfield gas engine

c1900 absorbed by Brightside Foundry and Engineering Co

of The Brightside Foundry and Engineering Co, Sheffield (1912)

1902 Maker of air compressors[2]

The business was presumably moved to Sheffield

1912 of The Brightside Foundry and Engineering Co, Sheffield

1912 Brick-making machine (see advert)

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Sources of Information

  1. London Gazette 18 April 1890
  2. 1902 Post Office Directory
  • 1902 Post Office Directory