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Humpidge and Holborow

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Humpidge and Holborow of Stroud

1894 Humpidge and Snoxell purchased the business of their neighbours Messrs. Holborow and Co., steam-engine manufacturers; the title of the new Company was Humpidge, Holborow and Co; James Dickerson Humpidge became chairman of directors.

1895 Engines marketed under the Dudbridge name

1899 further changes were made in the constitution of the firm, the steam-engine business was sold, and the works devoted to the manufacture of gas and oil engines, the title of the Company being altered to the Dudbridge Iron Works.

1900 Paris Exhibition. Showed oil and gas engines [1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer of 16th November 1900 p487