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Nayler and Co

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1901. Portable engine.
June 1903.
January 1906. Engines up to 25 bhp.
April 1908.
April 1908.
January 1911. 'Girder' Band Sawing Machine.
October 1914. 'Girder' Band Sawing Machine.
January 1928.

of Hereford, builders of traction engines (none preserved) and machine tools.

1878 Company formed, presumably by Thomas Nayler, senior.

Thomas William Nayler took over the business

1890s Produced steam wagons

Early 1900s Offering motor car servicing and repairs

1901 Exhibited an oil engine at the Royal Agricultural show

1903-09 Building steam wagons for road use.[1]

1904 The "Nayler" Patent Oil Engine

1905 Revised engine introduced

1907 Patent on Steam Motor-Vehicles, also named Thomas William, George and Arthur Nayler.

Stationary and portable engines up to 25 hp

They produced engines in the range 6.5 to 16 bhp and gave them model names including Bullace, Buglehorn, Bugler, Bulbous, Bullock for the stationary models and Cullyison, Culminate, Culpable, Culpit, Cultivate and Cullotte for the portables.

1913 Introduced the Naylor Wonderful P & P vertical two-stroke engine in 3.5 and 5 bhp sizes

Late 1920s Introduced a small 4 hp two-stroke engine

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Complete Encyclopedia of Commercial Vehicles. Edited by G. N. Georgano
  • Traction Engine Album by Malcolm Ranieri. Pub 2005
  • A-Z of British Stationary Engines by Patrick Knight. Published 1996. ISBN 1 873098 37 5