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of Sandiacre, Nottingham, gas engine makers.
1891 Wells Brothers of Sandiacre exhibited at the Royal Show at Doncaster.
1892 Silver medal at the Crystal Palace Electrical Exhibition.
1894 June. Took part in the Royal Agricultural Society’s Competitive Trial of Oil Engines. Wells' Premier oil engine made under the Hamilton's patents. 4.0 hp fixed engine. Article in ‘The Engineer’ 
1895 The range of oil engines were rated from 0.75 to 120 hp
1896 Oil engine exhibited at the Royal Agricultural Society's Show.
1898 Acquired by / name changed to Premier Gas Engine Co.