Ferguson Family Museum - museum of tractors, farm machinery, aircraft and racing cars.  Based in Freshwater, Isle of Wight

Biography of Harry Ferguson

Abbotswood
Abbotswood

Cartoon of lawsuit
Cartoon of lawsuit

10th Anniversary of Coventry tractor production
10th Anniversary of Coventry tractor production

Portrait of Harry Ferguson
Portrait of Harry Ferguson

4th Nov 1884  Harry Ferguson born

Ferguson monoplane
Ferguson monoplane

Ferguson plough
Ferguson plough

3 point linkage
3-point linkage

Henry Ford and Harry Ferguson Handshake Agreement
Henry Ford and Harry Ferguson Handshake Agreement


First TO20 built in 1948 at Ferguson Park, Detroit
First TO20 built in 1948 at Ferguson Park, Detroit

1909 Successful first flight
1911  May Street Motors established
1913 Marries Maureen Watson
1917 Creation of Ferguson Plough
11th Apr 1920 Elizabeth Mary Ferguson born
1925 Draft control patent
1928 3 point linkage patent
1933 Black tractor completed
1936 Tractors produced by David Brown in Huddersfield
1939 Handshake agreement with Henry Ford
1944 Law suit with Ford Motor Company starts
1946 First TE 20s roll off Standard Motor Company's production line at Banner Lane, Coventry
1949 Ferguson Tractors hold 78.4% of the whole wheeled Tractor market of Great Britain.
Apr 1952 Ford law suit settled
Aug 1953 Merger between Massey Harris and Ferguson
1954 Ferguson sells out of Massey Harris
25 Oct 1960 Ferguson dies.
1961 P99 wins Grand Prix at Oulton Park driven by Stirling Moss
 

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