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of Orwell Works, Ipswich. Agricultural Engineers.
1881 Advert for Steam Threshing Machinery 
1881 John Head died
1882 20 hp portable engines made by Ransomes, Head and Jefferies were reported to be in use at the International Electrical Exhibition; the Electric Light and Power Generator Co used one to drive 2 Weston dynamos; the Electric Light and Engineering Co used another to drive a Siemens and a Gramme dynamo.
1882 Exhibit of haymakers and rakes, threshing machines, ploughs at Bath and West of England Show.
1884 In order to finance the ongoing expansion of the business, Ransomes, Sims and Jefferies Ltd was registered on 12 May, to acquire the business of the private company Ransomes, Head and Jefferies agricultural engineers.