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Gascoignes (Reading)

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of Gascoigne House, Reading, Berkshire. Telephone: 5067/8. Telegraphic Address: "Gascoignes, Reading"

1927 Gascoignes (Reading) Ltd were established at Coley by George H. Gascoigne with premises in Berkeley Avenue, Reading, Berkshire.

1937 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. The Milking Machine Specialists, displaying complete Auto Releaser Milking Machine and Bucket Type Plant. The most complete and modern Milking Equipment on the market. (Stand No. B.712) [1]

1970s The company merged with Melotte, also a family firm that was established in 1852, to form Gascoigne-Melotte, who specialised in milking machine design and development.

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Sources of Information

  • [1] Coley Park and Beyond
  1. 1937 British Industries Fair Advert p529; and p366