Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Watford Engineering Works

From Graces Guide
1909.

of Lower High Street, Watford.

1827 Company founded.

Probably this was the business of George Tidcombe and Son which Henry John Rogers acquired in 1885.

c.1885-90 Known as Watford Iron Works (presumably)

1909 Maker of Beedle aeroplane propellor. (see picture)

1911 Public company.

1961 Makers of machinery for board and paper mills, pumps, general engineering and iron and non-ferrous founders. 120 employees.[1]


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