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John Gordon and Co

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'Catador' boiler door. Exhibit at the Museum of English Rural Life (MERL).

of London, machinery for processing coffee, sugar, etc

1840 Company founded by John Gordon and continued by his son John Wilton Gordon

1876. Advertisement. John Gordon and Co, Colonial Engineers, 8 New Broad Street, London.[1]

c.1888 John Wilton Gordon, son of the founder, became a partner at the age of twenty-one.

1904 John Wilton Gordon became sole partner

1961 Mechanical engineers and manufacturers of coffee and cocoa estate machinery; rice cleaning machinery.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Public Ledger and Daily Advertiser - Friday 03 November 1876
  2. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE