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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