Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

E. Youngs and Co

From Graces Guide
1912.
Portable engine at Bressingham Steam Museum
Portable engine at Bressingham Steam Museum
Crankshaft, eccentric and Hartnell governor on portable engine at Bressingham Steam Museum

of Waveney Ironworks, Victoria Road, Diss

1879 Elijah Youngs listed in Victoria Road

Later took George Unwin and W. Swootman as partners

Produced portable and semi-portable steam engines

c.1908 portable engine on display at Bressingham Steam Museum, sole survivor of about 14 portable engines

1924 became a limited liability company

1939 The company was acquired by Sturgeon Brothers

See Also

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Sources of Information

  • Steam Engine Builders of Norfolk by Ronald H. Clark. Published 1948 by The Augustine Steward Press