of Cromwell Works, St Ives, Cambridgeshire (formerly Huntingdonshire).
Makers of steam traction engines.
The business had a succession of names:-
- G. J. Fowell: 1876
- Joseph Fowell, Son & Co.: 1878
- Fowells & Hunt: 1882
- Fowell & Son: 1886
- Partnership of G. J. Fowell and J. Fowell dissolved up in 1898.
The above information is from an online history of Fowell 
1881 Employing 17 men and 1 boy. With two daughters.
1886 Partnership dissolved. '... the Partnership heretofore existing between the undersigned, Joseph Fowell, George John Fowell, and Thomas Frederick Hunt, carrying on business as Agricultural Implement Makers and Engineers, at Saint Ives, in the county of Huntingdon", under the style or firm of Fowells and Hunt, has been dissolved, by mutual consent...'
1898 Partnership dissolved. '...the Partnership lately subsisting between us the undersigned Joseph Fowell and George John Fowell as Engineers at Saint Ives in the county of Huntingdon under the firm of Joseph Fowell and Son has been dissolved by mutual consent...'
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Sources of Information
- Online article about Fowell by Mr R Green
- 1881 Census
- Cambridge Independent Press - Saturday 09 November 1878
- Cambridge Independent Press - Saturday 29 January 1881
- The London Gazette Publication date:16 April 1886 Issue:25578 Page:1855
- The London Gazette Publication date:27 September 1898 Issue:27008bPage:5678