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of Atlas Works, Earls Colne, Essex, agricultural machinery makers and iron founders
1808 The company was established by Robert Hunt.
1855 Robert Senior died and the company became T. R. and R. Hunt
1855-60 Three or four engines were made.
1857 Advertising the Essex Improved Scythe. Thomas Hunt and Brothers, Atlas Works.
When Thomas and Robert died, the business passed to Reuben Hunt who became the sole proprietor; Reuben was involved in agricultural implements such as turnip cutters..
1872 Became Hunt and Tawell
Also see R. Hunt and Co