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Riley Stoker Co

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1938.
October 1952.

of Palace Chambers, 9 Bridge Street, London, SW1. Telephone: Whitehall 3085. Telegraphic Address: "Ristokers, Parl, London"

1924 Company formed[1]

c.1934 Acquired by International Combustion; marketed the Robot Fireman and other products of the Derby works[2]

1937 British Industries Fair Advert for the film 'Energy'. Manufacturers of Automatic Stoker Equipment. (Engineering/Metals/Quarry, Roads and Mining/Transport Section - Stand No. D.206) Also: No. 11 Robot to fire large hot water boilers and industrial steam boilers. B.3 Stoker. Underfeed Machines for all flue type boilers. The Baby Robot for heating of private houses. (Stand Nos. D.303 and D.202)

1937 Advert for 'Robot' and Class 'B' Stokers. (Engineering/Metals/Quarry, Roads and Mining/Transport)

1955 Name changed to Riley (I.C.) Products Ltd, presumably when became part of International Combustion (Holdings) Ltd[3].

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Sources of Information

  1. History of Clarke Chapman and Co [1]
  2. The Times, Jan 16, 1936
  3. History of Clarke Chapman: [2]