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Hythe Bridge Ironworks, Colchester.
1898 Francis Whitwell Brackett started the business aided by three others.
1900 Moved to new site adjoining Clacton Road.
1909 Private company.
1914 Produced their first vertical and fully enclosed forced lubrication engine.
c.1932 Purchased manufacturing rights to Argosy Pumps
1938 Last steam unit made.
1961 Engineers, Manufacturing pumps, water screens and strainers. 
Current company  Brackett Green