John Thompson Limited was a major engineering manufacturing business based in Wolverhampton offering boilers and lately products for the nuclear engineering industry.
The Company was founded by William Thompson as a general engineering concern in or around 1820 in Wolverhampton. In 1850 the business passed to William's brother, Stephen, and in 1860 it passed to William's son, John, and within ten years it was concentrating on manufacturing boilers.
The companies former works steam Road locomotive fitted with a crane that was used to deliver boilers in the 1930' & 40's still survives to day in the collection of local man Len Crane. The engine Fowler no. 17212 is now named Wolverhampton Wander after the local football team.
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