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Everitt, Adams and Co

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1880. Turnip Thinner.
1880. Eureka mower.

Engineers of St Andrew's Works, Great Ryburgh,

of 53 Queen Victoria Street, London E.C.

1879 Established by Percival Everitt and William John Adams as agricultural and general engineers; the business traded as Everitt, Adams and Co.

1880 of Ryburgh.[1]

1880 Partnership dissolved - Adams moved to the Vacuum Brake Co

1883 Forge Tuyere , Illustration and report, page 123 of The Engineer 1883/02/16.

Also invented the penny-in-the-slot machine.[2] (1884 patent of Sandeman and Everitt).

By 1888 had become Farmers Foundry Co of St Andrew's Works, Great Ryburgh

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Sources of Information

  1. Engineering 1880/07/23
  2. Obituary of William John Adams