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R. Cundall and Sons

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May 1896.
January 1906.

R. Cundall and Sons of Airedale Ironworks, Shipley

1895 Manufacturing gas engines

1900 June. Royal Agricultural Show at York. Showed an engine.

1900 Employing 500 persons

1900 Paris Exhibition. Showed a 4 hp engine

1901 Fire destroys the factory

1902 January. Announce they are about to produce a 7-hp automobile.[1]

1902 Produced an automobile

1903 A second fire destroys the works and they move to a new 23 acre site nearby

1904 Company re-formed as Cundall, Sons and Co

See Also


Sources of Information

  • The Engineer of 22nd June 1900 p650
  • The Engineer of 16th November 1900 p487
  • Page's Weekly 6 October 1905
  • A-Z of British Stationary Engines by Patrick Knight. Published 1996. ISBN 1 873098 37 5