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R A Lister and Company

R A Lister & Company was founded in Dursley, Gloucestershire, England, in 1867 by Sir Robert Ashton Lister (1845–1929), to produce agricultural machinery. [1]

78 relations: Agricultural show, Alan Turing, Alberta, Aston Down, Australia, Blackstone & Co, Bombe, British Empire, British shadow factories, BTR plc, Butter, Carding, Cinderford, Commonwealth of Nations, Cotswolds, Denmark, Deutz AG, Dumper, Dursley, Dursley railway station, Electric generator, Engine, England, Enigma machine, Foundry, France, Garden furniture, Germany, Gloucestershire, Hardwicke, Stroud, Hawker Siddeley, Horsepower, India, International Exposition (1867), Invensys, Irrigation, Lancashire, Lister Auto-Truck, Lister D, Lister Petter, Liversedge, London, Management buyout, Manufacturing, Mary of Teck, Mikael Pedersen, Milk churn, Ministry of Defence, Nazi Germany, Nympsfield, ..., Pedersen bicycle, Peter Currell Brown, Petters Limited, Regional development agency, Robert Ashton Lister, Royal Air Force, Satire, Schroders, Separator (milk), Shades of green, Sheep shearing, Siebe plc, Smallcreep's Day, Social club, St. Modwen Properties, Stover Manufacturing and Engine Company, Surrealism, Swindon, Unite the Union, United States, Venture capital, West Riding of Yorkshire, Western Canada, World War I, World War II, Wotton-under-Edge, Yarn, Yorkshire. Expand index (28 more) »

Agricultural show

An agricultural show is a public event exhibiting the equipment, animals, sports and recreation associated with agriculture and animal husbandry.

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Alan Turing

Alan Mathison Turing, OBE, FRS (23 June 1912 – 7 June 1954) was a British pioneering computer scientist, mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst, theoretical biologist, and marathon and ultra distance runner.

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Alberta

Alberta is a western province of Canada.

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Aston Down

Aston Down is located east of Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire, South West England and west of Cirencester, Gloucestershire.

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Australia

Australia (colloquially), officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is an Oceanian country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands.

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Blackstone & Co

Blackstone & Co. was a farm implement maker at Stamford, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom.

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Bombe

The bombe was an electromechanical device used by British cryptologists to help decipher German Enigma-machine-encrypted secret messages during World War II.

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British Empire

The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom.

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British shadow factories

British shadow factories were a plan developed by the British Government to implement additional manufacturing capacity for the British aircraft industry, in the buildup to World War II.

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BTR plc

BTR plc was a British multinational industrial conglomerate company headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

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Butter

Butter is a solid dairy product made by churning fresh or fermented cream or milk, to separate the butterfat from the buttermilk.

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Carding

Carding is a mechanical process that disentangles, cleans and intermixes fibers to produce a continuous web or sliver suitable for subsequent processing.

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Cinderford

Cinderford is a small town on the eastern fringe of the Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire, England.

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Commonwealth of Nations

The Commonwealth of Nations, commonly known as the Commonwealth (formerly the British Commonwealth), is an intergovernmental organization of 53 member states that were mostly territories of the former British Empire.

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Cotswolds

The Cotswolds is an area in south central England containing the Cotswold Hills, a range of rolling hills which rise from the meadows of the upper Thames to an escarpment, known as the Cotswold Edge, above the Severn Valley and Evesham Vale.

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Denmark

Denmark (Danmark) is a country in Northern Europe.

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Deutz AG

Deutz AG is an engine manufacturer, based in Cologne, Germany.

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Dumper

A dumper is a vehicle designed for carrying bulk material, often on building sites.

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Dursley

Dursley is a market town in Gloucestershire, England.

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Dursley railway station

Dursley railway station served the town of Dursley in Gloucestershire, England, and was the terminus of the short Dursley and Midland Junction Railway line which linked the town to the Midland Railway's Bristol to Gloucester line at Coaley Junction.

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Electric generator

In electricity generation, a generator is a device that converts mechanical energy to electrical energy for use in an external circuit.

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Engine

An engine, or motor, is a machine designed to convert one form of energy into mechanical energy.

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Enigma machine

An Enigma machine was a series of electro-mechanical rotor cipher machines developed and used in the early to early-mid twentieth century for commercial and military usage.

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Foundry

A foundry is a factory that produces metal castings.

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France

France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories.

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Garden furniture

Garden furniture, also called patio furniture or outdoor furniture, is a type of furniture specifically designed for outdoor use.

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Germany

Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a federal parliamentary republic in western-central Europe.

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Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire (abbreviated Glos.) is a county in South West England.

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Hardwicke, Stroud

Hardwicke is a village on the A38 road south of Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England.

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Hawker Siddeley

Hawker Siddeley was a group of British manufacturing companies engaged in aircraft production.

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Horsepower

Horsepower (hp) is a unit of measurement of power (the rate at which work is done).

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India

India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia.

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International Exposition (1867)

The International Exposition of 1867, called "Exposition universelle de 1867" in French, was the second world's fair to be held in Paris, from 1 April to 3 November 1867.

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Invensys

Invensys Ltd. is a multinational engineering and information technology company headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

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Irrigation

Irrigation is the artificial application of water to the land or soil.

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Lancashire

Lancashire (archaically the County Palatine of Lancaster; abbreviated Lancs.) is a county in north west England.

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Lister Auto-Truck

The Lister Auto-Truck was a small monowheel tractor built for moving light loads around factories, railway yards and similar sites.

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Lister D

The Lister D is a 1 1/2 hp stationary engine built between 1926-1964 by R A Lister and Company of Dursley.

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Lister Petter

Lister Petter is a British company that manufactures internal combustion engines for industry, a subsidiary of Birmingham, England based EGL Group.

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Liversedge

Liversedge is a township in the former parish of Birstall, in the metropolitan borough of Kirklees, West Yorkshire, England.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Management buyout

A management buyout (MBO) is a form of acquisition where a company's existing managers acquire a large part or all of the company from either the parent company or from the private owners.

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Manufacturing

Manufacturing is the production of merchandise for use or sale using labour and machines, tools, chemical and biological processing, or formulation.

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Mary of Teck

Mary of Teck (Victoria Mary Augusta Louise Olga Pauline Claudine Agnes; 26 May 1867 – 24 March 1953) was Queen consort of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Empress consort of India, as the wife of King-Emperor George V. Although technically a princess of Teck, in the Kingdom of Württemberg, she was born and raised in England.

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Mikael Pedersen

Mikael Pedersen (25 October 1855 Fløng - 22 October 1929, Bispebjerg) was a Danish inventor much associated with the English town of Dursley.

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Milk churn

A milk churn is a tall, conical or cylindrical container for the transportation of milk.

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Ministry of Defence

A Ministry of Defence (UK) or Defense (US), also known as a Department of Defence or Defense, is the common name for a part of the government found in states where the government is divided into ministries or departments, responsible for matters of defence.

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Nazi Germany

Nazi Germany or the Third Reich (Drittes Reich) are common English names for the period of history in Germany from 1933 to 1945, when it was a dictatorship under the control of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party (NSDAP).

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Nympsfield

Nympsfield is a village and civil parish in the English county of Gloucestershire.

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Pedersen bicycle

The Pedersen bicycle, also called the Dursley Pedersen bicycle is a bicycle that was developed by Danish inventor Mikael Pedersen and produced in the English town of Dursley.

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Peter Currell Brown

Peter Currell Brown (born 1936) is the author of the cult classic 1965 surrealist novel, Smallcreep's Day.

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Petters Limited

Petters Limited (known as JB Petter & Sons of Yeovil until 1910), were a maker of stationary petrol and diesel engines from 1896 onwards.

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Regional development agency

In the United Kingdom regional development agencies (RDAs) were nine non-departmental public bodies established for the purpose of development, primarily economic, of England's Government Office regions between 1998 and 2000.

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Robert Ashton Lister

Sir Robert Ashton Lister (born 4 February 1845; died 6 December 1929) was a British Liberal Member of Parliament and founder of R A Lister and Company in Dursley, Gloucestershire, in 1867.

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Royal Air Force

The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.

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Satire

Satire is a genre of literature, and sometimes graphic and performing arts, in which vices, follies, abuses, and shortcomings are held up to ridicule, ideally with the intent of shaming individuals, corporations, government or society itself, into improvement.

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Schroders

Schroders plc is a British multinational asset management company, founded in 1804.

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Separator (milk)

A separator is a centrifugal device that separates milk into cream and skimmed milk.

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Shades of green

Varieties of the color green may differ in hue, chroma (also called saturation or intensity) or lightness (or value, tone, or brightness), or in two or three of these qualities.

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Sheep shearing

Sheep shearing is the process by which the woollen fleece of a sheep is cut off.

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Siebe plc

Siebe plc became the name of the new conglomerate formed when Siebe Gorman began taking over other firms in the early 1970s, to distinguish it from Siebe Gorman's original breathing apparatus and diving gear core business.

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Smallcreep's Day

Smallcreep's Day is Peter Currell Brown's only novel and was first published by Victor Gollancz Ltd in 1965.

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Social club

A social club may refer to a group of people or the place where they meet, generally formed around a common interest, occupation or activity (e.g. hunting, fishing, science, politics, or charity work).

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St. Modwen Properties

St.

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Stover Manufacturing and Engine Company

The Stover Manufacturing and Engine Company was created by D.C. Stover in 1862.

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Surrealism

Surrealism is a cultural movement that began in the early 1920s, and is best known for its visual artworks and writings.

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Swindon

Swindon is a large town within the Borough of Swindon and ceremonial county of Wiltshire, in South West England.

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Unite the Union

Unite the Union, known as Unite, is a British and Irish trade union, formed on 1 May 2007, by the merger of Amicus and the Transport and General Workers' Union.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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Venture capital

Venture capital (VC) is money provided to seed, early-stage, emerging and emerging growth companies.

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West Riding of Yorkshire

The West Riding of Yorkshire is one of the three historic subdivisions of Yorkshire, England.

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Western Canada

Western Canada, also referred to as the Western provinces and more commonly known as the West, is a region of Canada that includes the four provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

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World War I

World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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Wotton-under-Edge

Wotton-under-Edge is a market town within the Stroud district of Gloucestershire, England.

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Yarn

Yarn is a long continuous length of interlocked fibres, suitable for use in the production of textiles, sewing, crocheting, knitting, weaving, embroidery, and ropemaking.

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Yorkshire

Yorkshire is a historic county of Northern England and the largest in the United Kingdom.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R_A_Lister_and_Company

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