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Drake and Muirhead

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of Maidstone

1882 Company formed to repair domestic appliances particularly sewing machines

1885 A. Drake designed the Drake gas engine

1887 Sewage processing plant for Maidstone Corporation.[1]

1890 Drake left the company

1897 Richard Muirhead left the company

The company became Drake and Fletcher

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Sources of Information

  1. Kent & Sussex Courier - Friday 04 March 1887