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of Ashover, Derbyshire.
1774 Pumping engine installed by Francis Thompson
1782 Heavy disbursements were made by the Gregory Company to both Thompson and to Boulton and Watt, probably in connection with a new engine and pump shaft, indicating a certain association between the three concerns.
1917 Detail of 18th Century pumping engine published in The Engineer 1917/02/09.