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W. N. Nicholson and Sons

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1930. Side delivery rake and swathe turner.
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William Newzam Nicholson and Son (later Sons) of Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire

1825 Company formed

1870 Exhibitors at the 1870 Royal Agricultural Show (Oxford).[1]

1876 Exhibitor at the Smithfield Club Show with a vertical engine and boiler mounted on wheels [2]

1877 Awarded Silver Medal for their improved metal mill at the 1877 Royal Agricultural Show at Liverpool.[3].

1890 June. Royal Agricultural Society’s Disintegrator and Grist Mill Trials. [4]

1913 Produced a vertical hopper-cooled four-stroke i/c engine marketed as Bull Dog and available in petrol or paraffin forms and rated at 5 bhp.

1937 Agricultural and general engineers and boiler makers, malleable iron and steel founders. [5]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1870/07/22
  2. The Engineer of 15th December 1876 p411
  3. The Engineer 1877/07/13
  4. The Engineer of 27th June 1890. p521
  5. 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries