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W. P. Baker

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William Philip Baker of Phoenix Works, King's Lynn

1839 Company founded

Robert Southgate Baker (died c.1874) was an agricultural engineer and iron and brass founder

1839 he was in business at Union Place, Blackfriars' Road

1865 Portable engines being made

1877 The works were in the name of William Philip Baker and the address was Phoenix Works

1925 Ceased trading

See Also


Sources of Information

  • Steam Engine Builders of Norfolk by Ronald H. Clark. Published 1948 by The Augustine Steward Press
  • Fenland Pumping Engines by K. S. G. Hinde, Landmark Publishing Co., 2006 ISBN 1 84306 188 0