Established: John Badger & Co., Birmingham in 1872; F. Cookson, Ltd., 1834; and Aubin & Co.; three firms amalgamated.
Specialities: Brassfoundry, Repetition Work, Locks, Railway and Ships' Metallic Furniture and Electrical Fittings, Brass, Tin, and Copper Goods for Ships' use, Hardware and Press Work.
Specialities: Stern and Rudder Frames up to fifteen tons weight; Chain, Cables and Anchors and Accessories.
Branches: Glasgow, Manchester, Newcastle, Middlesbrough, Cardiff, Birmingham, Sheffield, Brussels, Milan, • Naples, Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao, Lisbon, Melbourne, Sydney, Montreal, Toronto, Mexico, Lima, Bombay, Calcutta, Yokohama, Shanghai, Johannesburg. Patents: Water Tube Boilers (Land and Marine), Mechanical Stokers, Steam Superheaters, Fuel Economisers, &c.
Premises: Works at Renfrew, Scotland; Aubervilliers, La Courneuve; Oberhausen, Rheinland, Germany. Specialities: Patent Water Tube Boilers and all Boiler-house Accessories.
Government (Admiralty, War Office), also to Foreign Governments. BACKHOUSE, H., & COMPANY, LIMITED, Chocolate Manufacturers, Clementhorpe, York.
Telegraphic Address: " Babcock, London." Codes: A B C (4th Edition), Al, Lieber's, Engineering Telegraph (2nd Edition).