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Edward Turner, Rush and Co

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1849. Their first portable engine.

St. Peter's and Grey Friars Works, Ipswich.

1837 Company established by Walton Turner, George Hurwood and another partner under the name Bond, Turner and Hurwood.

1842 The first steam engine was built and used to drive the St Peter's Works.

1847 Walton Turner died and his son Edward Rush Turner took over the business. The company became Edward Turner, Rush and Co.

1849 Produced their first portable engine to their own design.

1851 George Hurwood retired

Later Edward's brother, Frederick Turner, joined as a partner and the title of E. R. and F. Turner was adopted

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