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Strachan and Henshaw

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September 1909.
December 1910.
February 1914.
1928. Whitehall Coal Tippler.

Engineers of Whitehall, Bristol.

Note: Strachan is pronounced 'strawn'

See Robert Price Strachan and George Henshaw

1879 Company established. Maker of stationary engines. [1]. Steam driven mortar mixers.[2]

1900 Private company.

1914 Engineers. Specialities: electric tramway materials, paper bag making, printing machinery, electric telpherage conveying plants for transporting coal, coke of merchandise. Employees 249. [3]

1920 Business was bought by E. S. and A. Robinson

1961 Engineers, specialising in design and manufacture of machinery for printing, paper converting, packaging, heavy mechanical handling, nuclear power stations and wagon marshalling equipment. 1,000 employees. [4]

1968 Queen's Award to Industry for Export Achievement and for Technological Innovation [5]

2008 Business acquired by Babcock International Group

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Stationary Steam Engines of Great Britain by George Watkins. Vol 10
  2. Plate 83, 'Stationary Steam Engines of Great Britain, Volume 6: The South Midlands', by George Watkins, Landmark Publishing Ltd
  3. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  4. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  5. The Engineer of 26th April 1968 p650