Group    From 1895  To 1964

J.A.P. Engineering

Categories: Engineering

Company founded by John Alfred Prestwich. Its engines were used in many famous motorcycle marques and speedway bikes, early aeroplanes, chainsaws, cultivators and light rail maintenance trucks.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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J.A.P. Engineering

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John Alfred Prestwich

John Alfred Prestwich, 1874 - 1952, inventor and designer of engines, founded...

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John Bateman

John Bateman

Born near Halifax. Civil engineer. Built canals and reservoirs. Died at home, Moor Park, Farnham. Uncle to Charles La Trobe (1801-75), who travelled widely and became Governor of the colony of Vic...

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1 memorial
George Fearnley Carter

George Fearnley Carter

George Fearnley Carter was the Borough Engineer for Croydon.  Grace's Guide has some information, and it looks like he came from Yorkshire and worked for Croydon Council from at least 1899 till at ...

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2 memorials
Sir Alfred Seale Haslam

Sir Alfred Seale Haslam

Engineer and politician.  Born Derby.  He saw the potential of refrigeration and developed equipment that was used extensively both on land and on ships.  Knighted by Queen Victoria in 1891 he fund...

Person, Benefactor, Engineering, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
World's first cash machine

World's first cash machine

In spite of the plaque's claim, there is evidence of a cash dispensing machine being used in Tokyo in 1966. The invention of the British version has been credited to John Shepherd-Barron of the pri...

Event, Commerce, Engineering

2 memorials
James Henry Greathead

James Henry Greathead

Railway and tunnelling engineer. Born in Grahamstown, South Africa. Arrived in England in 1859. Studied with and then worked with civil engineer Peter W. Barlow on the Tower Subway tunnel. The trav...

Person, Engineering, South Africa

3 memorials