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    TR DX2012
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    Ransomes, Sims and Jefferies, engineers of Orwell Works, Ipswich were a major British agricultural machinery maker. (,_Sims_and_Jefferies) Located at Nacton, Ipswich, Suffolk. The firm adopted various styles while in business at Ipswich. The following list indicates their dates of adoption and the abbreviations used in the catalogue: 1789 RR Robert Ransome 1809 RSn Ransome & Son 1818 RSs Ransome & Sons 1825 JRR J. & R. Ransome 1830 JRAR J. R. & A. Ransome 1846 RM Ransome & May 1852 RS Ransome & Sims 1869 RSH Ransome, Sims & Head 1881 RHJ Ransome, Head & Jefferies 1884 RSJ Ransome, Sims & Jefferies Ltd. (1884 Private Limited Company) (1911 Public Limited Company) Prior to 1789 Robert Ransome was in business at Norwich trading under the following styles: 1774 Robert Ransome 1784 Ransome & Co.
  • Scope and Content
    Publications relating to the company collected by John Pawlyn, previous Chairman of Ransomes Sims & Jefferies Ltd,
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    5 items
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