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Bevington, Topham and Courtauld

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of Bermondsey, London

May have previously been Bevington and Topham.

1866 Supplied a four column beam engine to Dorchester Waterworks. Photographed and described by George Watkins. The photograph indicates a high standard of design and workmanship, and the engine was very well cared for [1]

1867 Thomas Bevington, John Topham and Sydney Courtauld, manufacturing engineers, boiler makers and founders, Spa Road, Bermondsey dissolved 31st December 1867. Business to be carried on by Thomas Bevington, Sydney Courtauld and Charles Stuart Baker, as Bevington, Courtauld and Baker[2]

1868 Bevington & Topham Pumping engine commissioned at Bedford Waterworks[3] The firm had successfully tendered in 1865.

1868 Supplied pumping engine for Dorchester Waterworks

1869 The firm became Bevington and Courtauld

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 'The Stationary Steam Engine' by George Watkins, David & Charles, 1968
  2. 'The London Gazette', March 3rd, 1868
  3. Bedfordshire Mercury - Saturday 12 September 1868