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Nalder and Nalder

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1876. Combined Thrashing and Finishing Machine.
January 1880.
January 1906.
Malt Dressing Machinery. Exhibit at the National Brewery Centre.

Nalder and Nalder of Challow Iron Works, Wantage, Berks.

Started by Thomas Nalder and his brother William Nalder.[1]

1859 'Thomas Nalder, of Challow Iron Works'[2]

1862 May. At the Bath and West Society Show, Nalder and Co showed a portable engine. [3]

1865 'Challow Iron Works.— The annual supper given...James Hall Nalder in the chair.[4]

1866 Incorporated as a Limited Company.

1876 Exhibitor at the Royal Agricultural Show at Birmingham with an 8 hp combined thrashing machine. [5]

1888 Wheat grading machinery. [6]

1890 Malt screening machine for Guinness. Article and illustration in 'The Engineer'. [7]

1894 Thrashing machines. [8]

1914 Manufacturers of Thrashing Machines, Malt, Barley and other Grain Dressing and Handling Machinery, Elevators and Conveyors. [9]

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Sources of Information

  1. Faringdon Advertiser and Vale of the White Horse Gazette - Saturday 08 August 1903
  2. Reading Mercury - Saturday 15 January 1859
  3. Trewman's Exeter Flying Post or Plymouth and Cornish Advertiser, Wednesday, May 28, 1862
  4. Reading Mercury - Saturday 21 January 1865
  5. The Engineer of 21st July 1876 p40
  6. The Engineer of 6th January 1888 p2
  7. The Engineer of 30th May 1890 p436
  8. The Engineer of 6th July 1894 p16
  9. 1914 Whitakers Red Book