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.

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Cooper Steam Digger Co

From Graces Guide
1894.
1896.
1896.
November 1909.
November 1909.

Cooper Steam Digger Co of Steel Works, King's Lynn.

1894 Company established[1] by Thomas Cooper who was previously the MD of the Farmers Foundry Co

1894 June. Royal Agricultural Society's Show. Steam digger [2]

1900 June. Royal Agricultural Show at York. Won the digger trials against Darby Land Digger Syndicate [3]

1904 W. M. Pryor became joint-MD

1909 Exhibited Cooper car at Olympia

1909 November. Details of the Cooper Two-stroke engine.[4]

1909-1910 Produced the 'Cooper' automobile. Six made. One exists.

After the death of Thomas Cooper in 1923 the business was taken over by Cooper Roller Bearing Co

1923 removed from the register of joint stock companies[5]

See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. National Archives
  2. The Engineer 1894/06/29 p562
  3. The Engineer 1900/06/22 p650
  4. The Autocar 1909/11/27
  5. The London Gazette 13 March 1923