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of 63 and 56 Compton St, Goswell Road, London
of Belvedere Road, Westminster Bridge, London
of Engineering Works, Peterborough
1881 Opened larger works at Westminster Bridge
1903 Formation of Brotherhood-Crocker Motors
1907 Private company.
By 1911 had moved to Peterborough
1914 Manufacturers of High Speed Engines, Steam Turbines, Air Compressors, Fans and Fan Engines. Employees 850. 
Post WWI Made the 30-hp Peterbro tractor. Small numbers made for ten years.
1920 Produced a tractor for direct ploughing. 
1920 Became part of Agricultural and General Engineers.
1937 Compressor, engine and turbine manufacturers. 
1937 Company made public. Directors listed are: 
1943 Large sleeve valve diesel engine. Exhibit at Anson Engine Museum.
1944 Advert for Brotherhood-Ricardo diesel engines 40-500 bhp with 2-8 cylinders. 
1945 Advert for steam engines and turbines. Brotherhood-Ricardo high-speed sleeve valve oil engines. 
1960 Advert. Compressor and power plant specialists. 
1961 Manufacturers of high pressure compressors for air and gases, compressors for torpedo service, torpedo tubes, steam turbines, turbo-generators, refrigerating plant, water cooling towers and specialised plant to customers' own designs.