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Barrows and Stewart

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1869.
1870.
1872.
January 1880.
1881. Traction Engine Exhibited at the 1881 Royal Agricultural Show.

Barrows and Stewart of Cherwell Works, Banbury, Oxon.

Formerly Barrows and Carmichael.

Partnership formed by Thomas Welch Barrows and William Stewart

1868 June. Advertising portable steam engines and threshing machines [1]

1868 Exhibited agricultural implements at the Oxfordshire and Banbury Agricultural Societies' Show [2]

1876 Listed as 'Barrows and Stewart, engineers and machinists, manufacturers of traction, portable and fixed steam engines, threshing machines, steam cultivating apparatus, winding and pumping engines for coal mines. Engine and Machine Works, Cherwell Foundry, Banbury' [3]

1876 Exhibitor at the Royal Agricultural Show at Birmingham with an engine and mortar mill. [4]

1881 Employing about 100 men and boys [5]

1882 Listed under Iron Founders, Millwrights, Machinists and Engineers as 'Barrows and Stewart, Cherwell Works, Banbury' [6]

1886 Listed under Iron Founders, Millwrights, Machinists and Engineers as 'Barrows and Stewart, Cherwell Works, Banbury' [7]

1888 Listed under Iron Founders, Millwrights, Machinists and Engineers as 'Barrows and Stewart, Cherwell Works, Banbury' [8]

1888 April. Dissolution of partnership [9]

The company became Barrows and Co


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Sources of Information

  1. Jackson's Oxford Journal, Saturday, June 27, 1868
  2. Jackson's Oxford Journal, Saturday, September 12, 1868
  3. 1876 Harrod and Co.'s Directory of Beds, Bucks etc.
  4. The Engineer of 21st July 1876 p57 and p272
  5. 1881 Census
  6. 1882 Rusher's Banbury List and Directory
  7. 1886 Rusher's Banbury List and Directory
  8. 1888 Rusher's Banbury List and Directory
  9. Glasgow Herald, Tuesday, April 10, 1888