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Hertford Engineering Co

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of Thames and Bridge Works, Barking

1901 'In the Guildhall Justice Room (London), yesterday afternoon, Charles Frederick Matusch, managing director of tho Griffin Manufacturing Company (Limited), London, and Richard Harvey, of Ivy Cottage, Stockton Brooke, Stoke-on-Trent, managing director of the Hertford Engineering Company (Limited), of Derby and Ware, were further examined upon charges of conspiring together to defraud numerous large engineering and manufacturing companies in London, Birmingham, Derby, Liverpool, other provincial towns.'[1]

1923-24 Produced the Astral car with 1,750cc engine. One was raced at Brooklands

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Sources of Information

  1. Sheffield Daily Telegraph - Tuesday 08 January 1901