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George Wailes and Co of 258 Euston Road, London NW
c.1886 Made four examples of Herbert Akroyd Stuart's first successful oil engine.
1894 Built Groombridge's Slow-Speed Direct Acting Fan running at 320 RPM
1906 Dissolution of Partnership between George Wailes and Reginald Percy Wailes, carrying on business as Mechanical Engineers, at 258, Euston-road,London, N.W., under the style or firm of "GEORGE WAILES AND CO." Reginald Percy Wailes will carry on the said business under the style of "George Wailes and Co."
Reginald Percy Wailes bought what plant and equipment he could at the sale of the business after his father's death, and set up on his own account in some hired premises, with a few members of the staff of the old firm. Later on, he built his company's works at 382-388 Euston Road and continued in the production of special purpose machines and prototypes.
of 386-8 Euston Road, London (see 1909 advert)
1909 Maker of the S.U. carburetter (see advert)
1911 March. Details of the S.U. carburetter.
1912 The Skinners established S. U. Co to make the carburettors; Thomas resigned as partner of Wailes.
1913 S.U. continued to use the Euston Road address for a short time (see advert)
1922 The company was still in business in Euston Road
1958 Still in business at 382-8 Euston Road