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Thomas Powell, Rouen

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1887. Laubardemont flour mill engines.

T. Powell and Co.

Engineers from Rouen.

Probably evolved from Hall, Powell and Scott

c1880 Thomas and T. Powell probably became Thomas Powell

1880s Henry Coke Powell managed the works for about 10 years on behalf of his cousin, Thomas Powell

1880s Thomas Powell was one of the licensees for the French 'Simplex' gas engine patented in 1884 by Edouard Delamare-Deboutteville and Leon Malandin.[1]

1890 Built large gas engines

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Sources of Information

  1. 'Gas and Petroleum Engines' by William Robinson, Spon, 1890