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F. Parkin and Sons

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2017. Manhole cover in Exeter, Devon.
Manhole cover in Topsham, Devon.
Manhole cover in Exeter, Devon. Image taken 2021.
Lamp post in Exeter

F. Parkin & Sons, Bonhay Foundry (adjoining the Cattle Market Inn), Exeter, and Eagle Foundry, Exeter, Devon

of 7-9 Bonhay Road, Exeter

formerly Martin and Parkin

1860 Advertisement: 'STEAM ENGINE FOR SALE. SIX HORSE POWER BEAM ENGINE to be seen at F. PARKIN'S Bonhay Foundry, Exeter.'[1]

1964 Listed as engineers at 7-9 Bonhay Road.[2]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Western Times, 4th August 1860
  2. 1964 Kelly’s Directory of Exeter