Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Owen, Brazil and Holborow

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Maker of steam engines, of Bristol

1893 Owen, Brazil and Co was established by C G Owen and John P. Brazil. Makers of German Bonzac cigarette machines under licence, Djinn marine engines, perforated plates for Spencer Moulton rubber railway buffers, hydraulic presses, castings and forgings.

1895 Cecil George Owen died

1897 H. G. Holborow joined the firm, and it became Owen, Brazil and Holborow

1901 Sidney Straker joined the firm which became Brazil, Holborow and Straker. The firm extended its Vulcan Iron Works in Chapel Street, St Philip's, and opened new premises in Grafton Street and Albert Road

Note:

  • Engines also made bearing the name 'Owen, Brazil and Holborow'.

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