Cocksedge and Co
of Greyfriars Road and Rapier Street, Ipswich
1886 Moved to new premises.
J. W. A. Cocksedge, James' son, who had been working for two engineering companies in London, joined the company.
1887 J. S. Cocksedge died.
1900 new premises in Rapier Street.
1925 The company took limited status.
The company was the maker of the Gerald Gray Patent Self-Slewing Crane and this utilised two small steam engines.
1961 Constructional and general engineers and iron founders; specialists in manufacture of sugar machinery. 600 employees.
Sources of Information
- Steam Engine Builders of Norfolk by Ronald H. Clark. Published 1948 by The Augustine Steward Press
- 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE