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Kingdon, Simpson and Denison

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Perhaps connected with George Kingdon?

1886 Simpson and Denison exhibited at Liverpool a rotary engine based on Kingdon's patent, which was unusual in that the motive power is obtained by means of a reciprocating movement; every part of the engine with the exception of the bed plate and bearings rotated, thereby justifying the name of rotary.[1]

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  1. The Engineer 1886/08/06