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S. H. Johnson and Co

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1893 S. H. Johnson air compressor.

of Carpenters Road, Stratford, London E.

1876 Company established by Samuel Henry Johnson for the purpose of supplying the Chemical Manufacturers with appropriate engineering equipment and construction.

1883 Johnson was joined in partnership by Christopher Clarke Hutchinson - presumably Johnson and Hutchinson.

1896 Johnson left the partnership.

Incorporated as a Limited Company.

1914 Directors: Arthur Boake, F.C.S., of A. Boake, Roberts & Co., Ltd. (Chairman), Mrs. Samuel Henry Johnson., George Wilkins, F.C.A., and William Richard Buck. Works Manager: George Irwin.

1914 Specialities: Filtering Plant including Filter Presses of all kinds for all branches of manufacture, Sludge Presses, Mining Machinery, Air Compressors and Blowers, Engines, Vacuum and other Pumps of every description with Vortex Mixers, Jacketted Mixing Kettles, Montejus, Automatic Ejectors and Automatic Forcing Rams etc. [1]

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Sources of Information

  • Stationary Steam Engines of Great Britain by George Watkins. Vol 10