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Charles D. Phillips

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December 1906.
September 1915.
Name plate on display at Newport Museum

Charles D. Phillips of Emlyn Engineering Works, Newport

1867 Established by Charles David Phillips

1903 Issued a new catalogue under the title " Electrical and Autocar Supplement" with a list of new and second-hand electrical machinery, motor cars, motor bicycles and illustrated throughout.[1]

1920s John C. Phillips, the fourth son of Charles David Phillips was director and departmental manger up to his death in December 1926.[2]

Overhauled and rebuilt locomotives, but no evidence of new locomotives being built. [3]

At some time the company was known as Watkins and Phillips.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1903/06/12, p 606.
  2. The Engineer 1926/12/17
  3. British Steam Locomotive Builders by James W. Lowe. Published in 1975. ISBN 0-905100-816