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Wilkinson, Wright and Co

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of Grand Sluice Works, Boston

formerly Howden, Wilkinson and Co

Partnership of William Wilkinson and Henry Thompson Wright

1861 Patent. '2186. And William Wilkinson and Henry Thompson Wright, of Boston, in the county of Lincoln, Ironfounders, have given the like notice in respect of the invention of "improvements in apparatus used when stacking straw, and other agricultural produce."'[1]

1862 Exhibited a steam engine at the 1862 London Exhibition

1863 the business was Henry Wright, maker of agricultural implements. It is probable that Wilkinson left the company around c1862

See Also


Sources of Information

  • Steam Engine Builders of Lincolnshire by Ronald H. Clark. Published 1955 by Goose and Son