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Weyman and Hitchcock

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1894. The Trusty Oil Engine.
1894. Portable Oil Engine.

Weyman and Hitchcock of Guildford and Cheltenham.

Formerly Weyman and Co

See James Edwardes Weyman

1892 Company formed when Mr Hitchcock joined Weyman and Co.

1894 June. Took part in the Royal Agricultural Society’s Competitive Trial of Oil Engines. 5 bhp to Knight and Weyman's patent, 6 bhp to same patent but built by Clayton and Shuttleworth and 'Trusty' engine. Article in ‘The Engineer’.

1895 Production of i/c engines was transferred from Guildford to Cheltenham.

1899 A new company was registered on 4 January, as the Trusty Engine Works, to acquire the business of oil and gas engine manufacturers of Weyman and Hitchcock. [1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908