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Hornsbys of Grantham 1815-1918

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Published by Bygone Grantham in Grantham Lincolnshire .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Formatpaperback
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25631624M

Elsham is a village and civil parish in North Lincolnshire, England. The population of the civil parish at the census was [1] It is situated 4 miles (6 km) north from Brigg, 1 mile ( km) north from the M and 1 mile ( km) west from the A15 y: England. Malcolm G. Knapp explores the engineering industry on which modern Grantham was built. Through rare, archives images he shows the development of Richard Hornsby s factory, which made Grantham an important center for heavy and precision engineering. Alongside this he explores how trade brought Grantham more links with the outside world, starting.

It was built by Richard Hornsby in , lived in by Richard Hornsby's son, and is now a private house. In (including D-Day), this was the headquarters for the USAAF's Ninth Air Force's IX Troop Carrier Command, being known as Grantham Lodge. Grantham at Work book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Lincolnshire town of Grantham was historically an important market to Author: John Pinchbeck.

Vickers-Armstrongs dominated British tank production in the years between the two world wars, but in the government decided to expand the programme. Various other engineering firms, including Fowlers of Leeds, Ruston-Hornsby of Grantham and North British Loco in Glasgow were given small 'educational' orders for tanks. “Ploughs Up-To-Date” is a vintage catalogue of ploughs made by the Hornsby company in the late nineteenth century. With a wealth of interesting historical information and wonderful illustrations and photographs, this is a volume that is not to be missed by those with an interest in the history and development of farming equipment. Contents include: “Hornsby's Head-Quarters are at.


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Memory Lane regular Stan Matthews has written his 10th book on Grantham institutions, called Ruston and Hornsby – The Coronation Pantomimes to Hornsby's. In Richard Hornsby & Sons of Grantham (founded ) invented the revolutionary caterpillar track, for use with Hornsby's oil engines; these engines were developed by Yorkshireman Herbert Akroyd Stuart, from which compression-ignition principle the diesel engine evolved, being manufactured in Grantham from Richard Hornsby & Sons was an engine and machinery manufacturer in Lincolnshire, England from until The company was a pioneer in the manufacture of the oil engine developed by Herbert Akroyd Stuart, which was marketed under the Hornsby-Akroyd name.

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[7] Portable Winding and Pumping Engine. Richard Hornsby () IF anyone is entitled to be called the Father of Grantham, it is Richard Hornsby. Without him, Grantham could have remained a sleepy market town in the Witham Valley instead of the dynamic engineering centre it became. Newton’s Grantham and the Hall Book ; Stories of Steam and Oil.

Thousands of Moving Parts; Engines of local economy; Learning and Resources. Learn about Historic Environment Record.

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Michael Honeybone. Barracuda Books established estimated farmers farming firm George Gonerby grammar school granted Grantham Hall Harrowby held Henry High Street Hornsby Hornsby's horse important industry Iron John King land Lane late later LEFT Library Lincoln.

Ruston & Hornsby was formed inthe result of a merger between William Ruston of Lincoln and Richard Hornsby of Grantham. After a series of takeovers in the s, including English Electric, the Grantham company was wound up in the early 70s.

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In David Roberts, Managing director of the firm Richard Hornsby & Sons of Grantham, patented a new form of crawler track which was applied to various prototype vehicles. One of these was tested by the War Office in and in this machine was ordered from Hornsbys for military use. year of pub­li­ca­ti­on ISBN author(s) title; Michael Pointer: Hornsbys of Grantham, Michael Pointer Malcolm Knapp Bygone Grantham.

A collection of images selected from the archives of The Grantham Journal. From idyllic images of rural life to the changes that have taken place in the town over the decades, this title forms a historical record of this market town and surrounding region.

I have been spending time drawing the ploughs on MERL’s walls on my lunch breaks, and my first victim was the One-way Reversible Plough, made by Hornsby of Grantham. Quite a rare example according to the Digging Deep plough survey (p), it is designed with two moldboards on the beam, so that when one is engaged on one side of the.

The oldest item in The Tank Museum is the Hornsby tracklayer or tractor, Little Caterpillar – a steam-powered tracked vehicle, trialed by the War Office for potential use in a combat situation.

David Roberts, Managing Director of Richard Hornsby & Sons of Grantham, Lincolnshire, designed a form of caterpillar track which he applied to a Hornsby, single cylinder tractor in.

Richard Hornsby began manufacturing agricultural equipment as early as in Grantham, England and by the company was making portable steam engines.

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