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Benjamin Edwards and Sons

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of Belfast and Newry.

1805 Advertsing as founders and glass manufacturers, makers of furnaces, hearths, vats, stoves, grates, gates, palisades, window frames and grilles, garden rollers, bells, bark and malt mills, wrought and cast iron beams, water wheels, axles, gears, machinery, smoothing irons, etc. Also 'Malleable Wrought and Cast Iron Screws, of all sizes, for Bleachers', Tobacco Manufacturers', or Paper-makers’ Presses, cut with great exactness, by an Engine lately erected. At their GLASS WORKS they are largely supplied with an elegant Assortment of PURE FLINT GLASS of every description, Cut, Flowered, and Plain, .....'[1]

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  1. Belfast Commercial Chronicle, 6 November 1805