Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,122 pages of information and 245,598 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Clayton Wagons

From Graces Guide
October 1920.
May 1921.
February 1922. Steam and electric wagons.
March 1922.
September 1925.
1925.
August 1926.
November 1926. Dewandre Vacuum Servo.
November 1926.
January 1928.
August 1928.
1928.
1928.
1955. "Type A".

Clayton Wagons of Abbey Works, Lincoln

1917 This firm was established as a subsidiary of Clayton and Shuttleworth.

1917 Factory built for railway works.

1920 Public company, maker of steam motor wagons, railway rolling stock and drop forgings[1]

1920 October. Exhibited at the Commercial Motor Exhibition at Olympia with two steam topping wagons of five and six tons. [2]

1925 The company had taken up the manufacture of 2 specialised components for the automotive trade: The Rubury, Alford and Alder front wheel brake and the Dewandre vacuum servo-brake[3]

1928 Clayton Dewandre Co was formed as a public company to acquire the engineering section of the business and certain other assets.

1930 The works were taken over by Smith-Clayton Forge and the drawings for the locomotives went to Richard Duckering of Lincoln.

List of Models

Built Reg No. Works No. Name
1929. T1136 T1136


See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Apr. 23, 1920
  2. The Engineer of 22nd October 1920 p400
  3. The Times Oct. 23, 1925
  • British Steam Locomotive Builders by James W. Lowe. Published in 1975. ISBN 0-905100-816