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of Perseverance Works, Marsham, Norwich
1782 Company formed as agricultural engineers
Samuel George Soame was the Norfolk engineer who in the 1870s first applied steam power to drive fairground roundabouts
1860 The company was established
1892 Advert. Engineer, boiler maker and general machinist 
1902 Designed and made the second steam vehicle in Norfolk and was registered as AH 136
1945 Became the Marsham Engineering Co