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Eddison Steam Rolling Co

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Eddison Vans - Exhibit at Amberley Working Museum.
1931. 'Eddison Everywhere' plate from a charcoal burner in the above van.
Eddison Co. No 347.
Eddison Co. No 347.

of Steam Plough Works, Dorchester

Connected with the Oxfordshire Steam Ploughing Co

The company started in Dorchester in late Victorian times and then spread all over the country.

It was an early plant hire company, which specialised in hiring out Aveling and Porter rollers.

Presumably connected with Eddison and De Mattos, of similar address.

1903 Walter Eddison died.

1904 J. Hibbert de Mattos is the Managing Director

1948 EGM called to approve voluntary liquidation[1]

In 1949, Eddison’s was bought by the British Electric Traction Co

1952 Company was in voluntary liquidation[2]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The London Gazette 6 July 1948
  2. The London Gazette 30 September 1952