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Lampitt and Co

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of Vulcan Foundry, Foundry Square, Banbury

See Charles Lampitt

1835 Company established

Maker of stationary engines. [1]

c.1850 Table engine, 8 - 10 HP, for Hunt, Edmunds Brewery. Subsequently sold for preservation. [2]

1852 Listed under Iron Founders as 'Lampitt, Charles (engineer and millwright), Vulcan Foundry, Neithrop, Banbury' [3]

1882 Listed under Iron Founders, Millwrights, Machinists and Engineers as 'J. Lampitt, Vulcan Works, Foundry Square, Neithrop, Banbury' [4]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Stationary Steam Engines of Great Britain by George Watkins. Vol 10
  2. Plate 111, 'Stationary Steam Engines of Great Britain, Volume 6: The South Midlands', by George Watkins, Landmark Publishing Ltd
  3. 1852 History, Gazetteer and Directory of Oxfordshire
  4. 1882 Rusher's Banbury List and Directory