Friday, 12 February 2016
George Hamer from the USA kindly sent me this copy of an advert for Hamer's Perfect Washer - invented by Harry R Hamer from North Adams, Massachusetts.
George's ancestors emigrated from Newtown in Wales to Massachusetts in 1855 and went to work in the mills at Blackinton near North Adams. George is rightly proud of the fact that one of the Hamers became mayor and another invented this washing machine in 1887. I'm proud too!