The history of the engineering and haulage firm “W. Seward & Son of Petersfield”, founded by Walter Seward in 1886 in the small English market town of Petersfield, Hampshire. Most of what you will read is as it was told by the last remaining member of the original Seward family to have worked steam engines commercially, Bob Seward. He spent time with Kevin Lockyer and between them they wrote the articles from which the majority of this information has come. Sadly Bob died before seeing the original articles in print. They were published in 1984 and were dedicated to Bob by Kevin.
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