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William Boby and Son

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December 1929.

Water treatment specialists of Rickmansworth, Herts (1967)

1876? Company established

1881 Whessoe Foundry Co built a railway engine for William Boby and Son.

1924 William Boby and Co of Brookfield House, 62-64, Brook-street, Hanover-square. By arrangement with Joseph Crosfield and Sons, they were appointed sole agents for the firm's "Doucil" base-exchange water softening material.[1]

1968 Supplied water treatment plant for the Winfrith power station [2]

1967 William Boby and Co was acquired by G. and J. Weir[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1924/10/17
  2. The Engineer of 8th March 1968 p399
  3. The Times, May 07, 1968