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Siebe and West

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of Mason Street, Lambeth, London, S.E., hydraulic, pneumatic and refrigerating engineers.

1873 Messrs Siebe (perhaps Henry Herepath Siebe) and West established a new public company, the International Ice Co Ltd., to supply continental and other towns with ice-making machines[1].

1873 Henry Joseph West of Siebe and West, patent concerning a means of withdrawing air from casks and filling them with beer[2]

1875 Daniel Siebe's widow, Jane, left the partnership with H. J. West and G. C. J. de J. Vallon, refrigerating engineers[3] which continued as West and Du Vallon.

1875 The International Ice Manufacturing Co was wound up[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. Standard, 2 September 1873
  2. The London Gazette 21 October 1873
  3. The Morning Post, 4 December 1875
  4. The London Gazette 31 December 1875