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Max Eyth.

Max Eyth (1836–1906) of John Fowler and Co was a German engineer and writer.

1836 May 6th. Born in Germany to Edward Eyth (1809–1884) a teacher of Greek and history at an evangelical seminar and his wife Julie.

He lived from 1841 to 1852 in Schöntal Abbey

1852 Began classes at Stuttgart University where he studied mechanical engineering.

1861 Joined John Fowler and Co

1865 Patent. '1104. To David Greig, of the Steam Plough Works, Leeds, in the county of York, Engineer, for the invention of "improvements in machinery for cultivating land." — The result partly of a communication from abroad from Max Eyth, a person resident at Shubra, Egypt, and partly of invention of his own.'[1]

1867 Patent. '3604. And to Hunter Henry Murdoch, of No. 7, Staple-inn, in the county of Middlesex, Patent Agent, for the invention of "improvements in . means or apparatus for propelling canal boats and other vessels, parts of which improvements are applicable to other purposes." — A communication to him from abroad by Baron Oscar de Mesnil, of Brussels, in the kingdom of Belgium, Gentleman, and Max Eyth, of Stuttgart, Wurtemberg, Civil Engineer.'[2]

1869 Patent. '2162. To Max Eyth, of the Steam Plough Works, Leeds, in the county of York, for the invention of "improvements in carrying the steering or other road wheels of implements, traction engines, or other machines adapted for moving over common roads or fields."'[3]

1870 Patent. '2184. To Max Eyth, of the Steam Plough Works, Leeds, in the county of York, Engineer, for the invention of "improvements in steam engines."'[4]

1870 Patent. '2725. To David Greig and Max Eyth, both of the Steam Plough Works, Leeds, in the county of York, for the invention of "improvements in apparatus for ploughing, harrowing, and sowing land when steam power is employed."'[5]

1871 Patent. '980. To David Greig and Max Eyth, both of the Steam Plough Works, Leeds, in the county of York, for the invention of "improvements in traction engines to travel on ordinary roads."'[6]

1871 Maximilian E. F. Eyth, a boarder at 74 Meadow Lane, Leeds (age 34 born Wartanburg, Germany), Civil Engineer. [7]

1872 Patent. '1104. David Greig, of the Steam Plough Works, Leeds, in the county of York, Engineer, for an invention of "improvements in machinery for cultivating land." — That the same is the result partly of a communication from abroad from Max Eyth, a person resident at Shubra, Egypt, and partly of invention of his own.'[8]

1874 Patent. '527. And to David Greig and Max Eyth, both of the Steam Plough Works, Leeds, in the county of York, for the invention of "improvements in machinery for towing by fixed ropes."'[9]

1874 Patent. '1265. And to David Greig and Max Eyth, both of the Steam Plough Works, Leeds, in the county of York, for the invention of "improvements in steam cultivating apparatus."'[10]

1875 Patent. '663. To David Greig and Max Eyth, both of the Steam Plough Works, Leeds, in the county of York, for the invention of "improvements in steam ploughing, traction, mining, portable, and other engines."'[11]

1876 Patent. '902. And to David Greig and Max Eyth, both of Leeds, in the county of York, for the invention of "improvements in machinery for moving land." - The result partly of communication from abroad made to them by Peter Waite, of Adelaide, Australia, and partly of invention and discovery made by themselves.'[12]

1876 Patent. '2633. To David Greig and Max Eyth, both of the Steam Plough Works, Leeds, in the county of York, for the invention of "improvements in air condensers for steam engines."'[13]

1877 Patent. '1351. To Barnard Fowler and Max Eyth, both of the Steam Plough Works, Leeds, in the county of York, for the invention of "improvements in traction engines."'[14]

1882 June 4th. Left the employ of John Fowler and Co

1885 Founder of the German Agricultural Society [15]

1906 August 25th. Died. [16]


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Sources of Information

  1. [1] Gazette Issue 22975 published on the 2 June 1865. Page 9 of 54
  2. [2] Gazette Issue 23337 published on the 27 December 1867. Page 11 of 36
  3. [3] Gazette Issue 23521 published on the 30 July 1869. Page 18 of 64
  4. [4] Gazette Issue 23649 published on the 26 August 1870. Page 22 of 48
  5. [5] Gazette Issue 23672 published on the 28 October 1870. Page 22 of 48
  6. [6] Gazette Issue 23732 published on the 28 April 1871. Page 19 of 52
  7. 1871 Census
  8. [7] Gazette Issue 23852 published on the 26 April 1872. Page 23 of 50
  9. [8] Gazette Issue 24067 published on the 20 February 1874. Page 12 of 42
  10. [9] Gazette Issue 24089 published on the 24 April 1874. Page 12 of 46
  11. [10] Gazette Issue 24187 published on the 5 March 1875. Page 11 of 48
  12. [11] Gazette Issue 24312 published on the 7 April 1876. Page 12 of 52
  13. [12] Gazette Issue 24343 published on the 7 July 1876. Page 24 of 62
  14. [13] Gazette Issue 24445 published on the 20 April 1877. Page 22 of 60
  15. The Times, Tuesday, Dec 13, 1910
  16. The Times, Tuesday, Aug 25, 1931