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[[Image:Wentworth_1875_01.jpg|thumb|1875 Beam engine for Royal Mills]]
 
[[Image:Wentworth_1875_01.jpg|thumb|1875 Beam engine for Royal Mills]]
Wentworth & Sons of Wandsworth
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of Wandsworth
  
Same company as [[John Wentworth and Sons]]
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See [[John Wentworth and Sons]]
  
Maker of stationary engines. <ref>Stationary Steam Engines of Great Britain by George Watkins. Vol 10</ref>
 
 
1851 Mentioned. [[James Wentworth]], [[John James Wentworth]] and [[James Fox Wentworth]], of Wandsworth, engineers, Millwrights and copartners.<ref>Perry's Bankrupt Gazette - Saturday 01 May 1852</ref>
 
 
1859 Woolf compound beam engine for Page & Overton’s Brewery, Croydon.<ref>‘Stationary Steam Engines of Great Britain, Volume 8: Greater London & South East‘, by George Watkins, Landmark Publishing Ltd</ref>
 
 
1862 Mention of an 18 HP engine by Wentworth and Son.<ref>The Ipswich Journal - Saturday 24 May 1862</ref>
 
 
1871 Employing 58 men and 7 boys.<ref>1871 Census</ref>
 
 
In 1873 Tunbridge Wells Water Works advertised for sale an 18 HP beam engine, high and low pressure combined, 2ft. 6in. stroke<ref>Kent & Sussex Courier, 5 September 1873</ref>
 
 
1873 Bankrupt. Benjamin Hall, clerk to Wentworth and Sons, engineers, Wandsworth Dunts Hill, Garrett Lane, Wandsworth, London.<ref>Sheffield Daily Telegraph - Wednesday 07 May 1873</ref>
 
 
1875 Beam engine for Royal Mills featured in 'The Engineer' <ref>[[The Engineer 1875/03/12]]</ref>
 
 
1875 Explosion at Wentworth and Co, Wandsworth Plain, London.<ref>Lake's Falmouth Packet and Cornwall Advertiser - Saturday 08 May 1875</ref>
 
 
1879 Business for sale. Wentworth and Sons, Engineers, Millwrights and Founders. Works adjacent to the Thames, in Bell Lane, Wandsworth. Mentions [[John James Wentworth]], deceased.<ref>London Evening Standard - Wednesday 13 August 1879</ref>
 
  
 
See also [[Wentworth and Co]]
 
See also [[Wentworth and Co]]

Latest revision as of 10:39, 13 March 2018

1875 Beam engine for Royal Mills

of Wandsworth

See John Wentworth and Sons


See also Wentworth and Co

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