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Farmer, Robey, Clark and Co

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of Trent Foundry, Gainsborough

The business commenced in c1842 by Thomas Adwick Farmer when he is described as an Iron and Brass Founder

1868 The company was known as Farmer and Son

c1880 The company was known as Farmer, Robey, Brown and Co

1884 Exhibited a vertical engine

By 1889 the business was known as Farmer, Robey, Clark and Co

1894. Bankruptcy.[1]

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Sources of Information

  • Steam Engine Builders of Lincolnshire by Ronald H. Clark. Published 1955 by Goose and Son