General Engine and Boiler Co
General Engine and Boiler Co of Union Court, London and later of Hatcham Ironworks, Pomeroy Street, New Cross, London SE.
1876 Exhibitor at the Smithfield Club Show with some of their 'Express' horizontal engines. 
1877 Partnership changed to W. H. Northcott, E. Northcott and E. Frampton
1883 Sub-contractor to the Giffard Patent Freezing Co for manufacturing refrigeration machines.
1898 Partnership changed to W. H. Northcott and E. Frampton.
1904 Incorporated as a Limited company.
1914 Specialities: Air Compressing Machinery including specially high pressure plant for Torpedo Service, Refrigerating Machinery, Capstans, Small Machine Tools, High-speed and other Steam Engines, Motor Car Engines, Gears and Parts. 
1922 High-pressure air compressors, reservoirs and fittings, motor car and lorry gears and parts, machine work and special machinery.