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Hughes and Lancaster of Acrefair, Ruabon, Wrexham, Denbighshire. Also of 47 and 16 Victoria Street, Westminster, London (1937); see details on adverts.
1865 Company established.
1890 Tramcar running in Preston on compressed air. Article and illustrations. 
1892 Two engines for Eastbourne Corporation (Central Compressor Station).
1911. Manufacturer of Air Compressors; Ejectors (Shones) for the Railways.
1914 Manufacturers of Air-compressing machinery, Rock Drills, "Shone" Pneumatic Automatic Ejectors and Sewage and Water-raising Apparatus generally. 
1937 Sewerage engineers. "Shone" Pneumatic Automatic Sewage Ejectors.