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Day Gas Engine Co

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of Bath

1892 Joseph Day granted a patent on a three-port two-cycle engine

1892 Frederick W. C. Cocks, an employee of the company took out a patent for improvements to the Day engine

1892 Article on the engine published in 'Iron' [1]

1893 Engine production was undertaken by Llewellin and James

1893 The Valveless Gas Engine Syndicate formed and licensed Easton and Anderson to make the engines

1894 Joseph Day was bankrupt

Production of the engine was carried out by the Millbury Pier Engineering Co

1908 The Day Motor Co was formed

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The North-Eastern Daily Gazette, Friday, August 26, 1892
  • A-Z of British Stationary Engines by Patrick Knight. Published 1996. ISBN 1 873098 37 5