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Laurence, Scott and Co

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December 1889.
June 1898.
February 1901.
January 1902.
Cargo Winch. 1907.
December 1915.
1925. Motor and Starter.
1925. Electric Winch.
1925. Crane Motor with Floating Brake.
February 1929.
1942. Emcol motor.
1967. Direct Current Motor. Exhibit at Western Australian Maritime Museum.
1967. Direct Current Motor. (Detail). Exhibit at Western Australian Maritime Museum.

Laurence, Scott and Co of Gothic Works, Norwich were makers of dynamos.

formerly Paris and Scott.

1892 Crystal Palace Electrical Exhibition. 'Norwich' dynamo and 'Stockport' engine. [1]

1894 Patent of W. H. Scott for steam engine improvements.

1895 Moved to new premises at the Gothic Works.

1888 Reginald Edward Laurence joined the company which became Laurence, Paris and Scott Ltd (see advert)

1900 Article and illustrations on their new works in 'The Engineer'. [2]

1920 September. Exhibited at the Machine Tool and Engineering Exhibition at Olympia with motors for machine tool driving. [3]

1929 The company bought Electromotors and became Laurence, Scott and Electromotors.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1892 The Practical Engineer
  2. The Engineer of 8th June 1900 p588/9
  3. The Engineer of 3rd September 1920 p233
  • Steam Engine Builders of Norfolk by Ronald H. Clark. Published 1948 by The Augustine Steward Press