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William Arnold and Sons

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A milling and general engineering business of Paddock Wood, near Tunbridge Wells.

Founded by William Arnold

Inherited by his son Walter Arnold

Later Arnold went into partnership with Henry Hewetson

1894/5 After seeing the potential of the Benz motorcar, they set up Arnold Motor Carriage Co of London

1895 'Mr Walter Arnold, of the firm Arnold and Sons, of East Peckham and Frant, Tunbridge Wells, said they had 13 traction engines at work in their business for carting different material'[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. Kent & Sussex Courier - Friday 11 October 1895