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Syrinx Gas Engine Co

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of Meadowhead Works, Stevenage

1885 Company formed to take over from Messrs. Clarke and Gillespie the patents of Edward Cotham and John Gillespie for the manufacture of the Syrinx gas engine, and also the business of manufacturing the engine, and the business of mechanical engineers, agricultural implement makers, and blacksmiths, carried on at the Meadowland Works, Stevenage, Hertfordshire[1]. Also included patents on changes to inlet valves. Premises were acquired to commence production of the engine.

1893 Company ceased trading


See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1885
  • A-Z of British Stationary Engines by Patrick Knight. Published 1999. ISBN 1 873098 50 2