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Oliver and Co (W. Oliver and Co) of Broad Oaks Works, Chesterfield.
1860 Mr. Oliver set up business on a small site in the centre of Chesterfield
1870 He bought land on which new works were built.
1881 Schram air compressor
1889/1899 The company was bought by Markham and Co
Maker of stationary engines.