Easton and Johnson
of Whitehall Iron Works, Albemarle Road, Taunton, Somerset
Makers of a wide range of equipment including centrifugal pumps and large and small steam engines.
1962 'Local Wills: Mr. Douglas William Easton, of Leighton. Elm Grove Taunton, engineer, of Easton & Johnson, Ltd., who died in November, aged 62 years, left £54.020 gross, £53,693 nett value. Duty paid £18,779.' 
The company is no longer in business, but many of the factory buildings are in use by other companies (2011)
An Easton and Johnson vertical steam engine, awaiting restoration, can be seen at Coldharbour Mill in Devon.
Sources of Information
- Taunton Courier, and Western Advertiser - Saturday 17 March 1962
- The Times, Mar 09, 1965
- The Times Oct 10, 1973