A Hundred Years of

Engineering Craftsmanship

Index

Part One - Beginnings

Cornish Background
The Family
Arrival in Birmingham
James Tangye and Brothers
Tangye Brothers and Price
The Weston Pulley Block
More Hydraulics, Road Vehicles and Soho
Pumps and Engines
End of the Partnership

Part Two - Selling to the World

Home Trade
European Trade
Empire Trade
Foremans Trust
Cornishmen
Apprentices
Beyond the Cornwall Works
1913 Strike

Part Three -The Internal Combustion Engine

Gas Engines
Robson's Gas Engine
More Gas Engines and the Gas Producer
Oil Engines
Pumps

Part Four - The War Years

World War 1
Apprenticeship
Years of Depression
Achievement in War and Peace
War Production
Air Raid Precautions

Part Five - Post-War Production

Engines
Hydraulics
Pumps
Machine Tools
Industrial Heater
Research and Progress
Apprenticeship and Welfare

Part Six - A Family Firm