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Bull Motors

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1929. Portable Arc Welding Set.
6th January 1939.
April 1945.
October 1952.

of Bull Motors Ltd, Stowmarket, Suffolk. Also of Grey Friar Works, Ipswich - 1937

c.1924 Started making, erecting and testing electric motors and dynamos

c.1926 Bull Motors was taken up by E. R. and F. Turner, part of AGE - Agricultural and General Engineers, who turned over most of St. Peter's Works to their manufacture.

During the Agricultural and General Engineers era, the company traded as AGE Electric Motors, making electric lighting sets, electric motors, dynamos and controlling gear, etc. The company supplied motors to Richard Garrett and Sons for their electric vehicles.

1932 AGE was wound up. Bull Motors continued as part of E. R. and F. Turner

1937 Manufacturers of standard and special electric motors and dynamos. [1]

Bull Motors later had their main factory at Ipswich, Suffolk

1969 E. R. and F. Turner sold its grain-handling and feed milling interests; planned to concentrate on making Bull Electric motors and Turn-Tuf chilled iron rollers[2]

Bull continued to manufacture specialist DC electric motors in Ipswich until at least early 2000 when much manufacturing was transferred to the Birmingham area.

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Sources of Information

  • [1] Paxman History Pages