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Garretts of Leiston

Whitehead, R. A.

Garretts of Leiston

by Whitehead, R. A.

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Published by Argus Books in Kings Langley, Hertfordshire .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementR.A. Whitehead.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi,319p. :
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21129333M

Vintage Bookgarretts Of Leiston Page'rated y. $ Cdv Lady. Cdv Lady W Long Ringlets From Philly, Pa, Studio Portrait By Garretts. $ Vtg Half. Vtg Half Gallon Garretts American Wine Clr Glass Bottle Embossed Grapes W Cork. $ Andrew Garretts. Home / Books / The Nostalgia Collection – No Garretts of Leiston. The Nostalgia Collection – No Garretts of Leiston.

HC30/D/2/3 – Poster of a portable engine and thresher aimed at the Russian market, from the archives of Garretts of Leiston HA93//3 – Detail from Humphry Repton ‘Red Book’ for Shrubland HD/7/folio 38 – Eye Charter, c (our earliest document) part of the Iveagh Manuscripts. The books has probably been in a damp atmosphere t some time in its history. The outside of the jacket shows wear although it is complete and intact., Book weighs g. For UK buyer if book weighs more than 1Kg when packed (allow gg for packing) we will request additional postage.

About Garrett Works, Leiston. Richard Garrett & Sons was a manufacturer of agricultural machinery, steam engines and trolleybuses at their factory - Leiston Works in Leiston, Suffolk. The company began life in , joined the Agricultural & General Engineers (AGE) combine in , and then entered receivership in the hallmarks of a professional piece of work, which this book is in all ways. T. D. LONG* Garretts of Leiston. By R. A. Whitehead. London: Percival Marshall & Co., Pp. , plates, 18 appendixes. 42s. This book tells the story of an engineering firm that was directed and controlled by successive generations of the same family in England.


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Garretts of Leiston Paperback – August 1, by Malcolm Ranieri (Author)/5(3). Garretts of Leiston Paperback – by R. A Whitehead (Author)5/5(4). Made by Garretts:An Introduction to the Products of Leiston Works by R.A. Whitehead and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Garretts of Leiston by Malcolm Ranieri,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

The firm of Richard Garrett & Sons Ltd has a long and varied history, the first Richard Garrett setting up a bladesmith in Leiston, Suffolk,in It was his grandson,also Richard Garrett, who commenced manufacture of steam engines fromthese early machines however were fixed, and the firm also made farm equipment like seed drills, ploughs and threshing : The firm of Richard Garrett & Sons Ltd.

was established in and they made all manner of agricultural machinery, portable and stationary steam engines, traction engines, over-type and under-type steam wagons, electric vehicles, petrol and diesel lorries, the latter with McLaren-Benz engines, and trolley-buses, etc.

Garretts Of Leiston - a Memory of Leiston. Aerial photo AFATR: "Leiston from the Air " Is a view taken looking toward the East and clearly showing the Garrett's "Bottom Works", which formed a large part of the town centre at that time.

Buy Garretts of Leiston (Traction Engines Recollections) by Ranieri, Malcolm (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3).

S̲i̲c̲k̲l̲e̲s The very first Richard Garrett came to Leiston in and was the beginning of the long line of Richard Garretts. As black/bladessmith from Woodbridge, he worked at a forge on the Town Works, which is now the site of the museum today.

Member Login| Register. Grace's Guideis the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication containspagesof information andimageson early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Cloth. Condition: VG. Dust Jacket Condition: VG. 1st. History of Garretts of Leiston, Suffolk, steam engineers and builders of Traction engines A general company history but with much about their Traction engines and lorries. pp with illustrations. VG copy in dw.

Nice copy of the much superior hardbound 1st edition. Size: 8vo. Seller. Garretts of Leiston Paperback – 1 Jan.

by R.A. Whitehead (Author) out of 5 stars 4 ratings5/5(4). Garrett A Bicentenary History of Garretts of Leiston, by Whitehead, R A and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Additional Physical Format: Online version: Whitehead, R.A.

(Robert Arthur). Garretts of Leiston. London, P. Marshall [] (OCoLC) Named Person. Garretts of Leiston (Traction Engines Recollections).

Author:Ranieri, Malcolm. Book Binding:Paperback / softback. Book Condition:VERYGOOD. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard. Whilst writing "Garretts of Leiston" my late father-in-law Bob Whitehead saved a large number of drawings, which had been used in the works.

These drawings were mounted on timber rods approximately 1" diameter with a brass ferrule on the end bearing the drawing number. The family's history was extensively researched at the behest of Col. Frank Garrett, by V.B. Redstone whose 'The Suffolk Garretts' was published in Obituaries of members of the family can be found in the 'Suffolk County Handbooks' and other sources at Suffolk Record Office.

A book on Garretts' work as the first British manufacturer to offer a full compression ignition engine in an agricultural or industrial tractor, taking in subsequent designs of tracked vehicles and the rich variety of specialist tractors built for peat extraction.

Jesse Ellis and the Maidstone Wagons 84 pages, A4 format. Garretts of Leiston, by R A Whitehead, first edition The Monday Sale - Saleroom 2. Sale Date(s) Tags: Book. Catalogue. View all. No Image. Lot 37 An edition of Cuisinier De La Campagne, editi Previous Lot.

No Image. Lot 39 A Chinese. Garretts of Leiston Richard Garrett () set up in business as a blacksmith and bladesmith at Leiston in Suffolk in His son, also Richard () is credited with directing the expansion of the business into the manufacture of agricultural implements.

Books. Steam Wagon Manual £ Add to basket; The History of Thomas Green & Sons Ltd £ Add to basket; The Hunt Collection – J & H McLaren Ltd Company Photographs The Nostalgia Collection – No Garretts of Leiston.Discover Suffolk's engineering history During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Leiston was a manufacturing town dominated by Richard Garrett & Sons, owners of the ‘Leiston Works’.

Today you can visit The Long Shop Museum which displays many of the engines manufactured by Garretts.Leiston (/ ˈ l eɪ s t ən / LAY-stən) is an English town in the East Suffolk non-metropolitan district of Suffolk, near Saxmundham and Aldeburgh, about 2 miles (3 km) from the North Sea coast, 21 miles (34 km) north-east of Ipswich and 90 miles ( km) north-east of London.

The town had a population of 5, at the ct: East Suffolk.