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of Kingston Iron Works, Bath
formerly S. Griffin and Co
1868 Founded by Samuel Griffin and involved in making steam engines
1880 Entered the i/c engine field with six-stroke models that were built by Dick, Kerr and Co
1892 Producing engines at their works. At the expiry of the Otto patent on four-stroke engines they commenced building these.
1898 A Griffin Duplex vertical gas engine engine with sizes up to 500 bhp
1904 Building oil engines. Duplex two-cylinder model in sizes from 6 to 60 hp. Quadruplex four-cylinder model in sizes from 30 to 200 hp.
1909 Introduced a suction gas engine
1910 Introduced a new range of oil engines.
1910 Four-cylinder oil engine and its starting engine described and illustrated in 'Engineering' magazine . Driving a Tilghman's air compressor, the unit being built to the order of the Great Indian Peninsula Railway.