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T. and E. Bush

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T. & E. Bush of the Bristol Iron Foundry

1846 Formerly Bush and Beddoe but changed name when Beddoe left and then carried on by Thomas Bush and Edward Bush [1]

Stationary engines. [2]

Beam engine for Coalpit Heath Colliery, Westerleigh. Cylinder 85" bore, 10' stroke. [3]

1867 Sale of the steam engines and machinery at the Bathurst Flour Mills, bear Bathurst Basin, Bristol, included two engines by T & E Bush: Lot 1 - 30 HP horizontal high-pressure engine, with 20 inch cylinder and 4ft stroke, expansion valve, wrought iron fly wheel shaft, and fly wheel, 18ft diameter, over six tons weight; complete to the end of the fly-wheel shaft. Not damaged by the fire. Lot 2 - 40 HP ditto, with 24 inch cylinder and 4 ft stroke, expansion valve, wrought iron fly-wheel shaft, and fly wheel, 18 ft diameter, over six tons weight, complete to the end of the fly-wheel shaft. Slightly damaged by fire.'[4]

1869 Became Bush and De Soyres

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Sources of Information

  1. Gazette Issue 20647 published on the 6 October 1846. Page 15 of 32
  2. Stationary Steam Engines of Great Britain by George Watkins. Vol 10
  3. Plate 88, 'Stationary Steam Engines of Great Britain, Volume 6: The South Midlands', by George Watkins, Landmark Publishing Ltd
  4. Bristol Times and Mirror - Saturday 18 May 1867