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Overton and Wilson

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Overton & Wilson of Hull

Successors to Overton and Smith?

Beam engine driving scoop wheel for land drainage, made by Overton & Wilson for Edward Roger Pratt of Ryston Hall. Installed in Fordham Engine House in 1847, scrapped 1936.[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. * Fenland Pumping Engines by K. S. G. Hinde, Landmark Publishing Co., 2006 ISBN 1 84306 188 0