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Heatly-Gresham Engineering Co

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1907.
January 1906.
1907.

of Bassingbourn Iron Works, Royston

of Letchworth, and of 110 Cannon Street, London.

1900 Harry Heatly established works at Bassingbourn, where some of the first London motor-cabs were made; Heatly continued to represent Gresham and Craven

1901-06 Built the Rational Cars

1903 Began the building of the Rational engine at Bassingbourn in 1.5, 3 and 6 hp sizes [1]

1904/5 Moved to Letchworth and built the first factory at Letchworth, called Gresham Iron Works. Manufactured railway materials, especially the component parts of the continuous automatic vacuum brake, and industrial oil-engines.

An associate of Gresham and Craven of Manchester

1904 July. Details of the Rational car.[2]

1905 May. Details of their motor cabs for the London Motor cab Co - 12 bhp.[3]

1931 Exhibited their 'National' oil engines, vacuum brake exhausters and flood lighting equipment[4]

1930s Ceased trading


See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. A-Z of British Stationary Engines by Patrick Knight. Published 1996. ISBN 1 873098 37 5
  2. The Autocar 1904/07/23
  3. Automotor Journal 1905/06/03
  4. The Times Mar 10, 1931