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Bowling Iron Co

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of Bradford

1776 Company established

1788 Company commenced. One of 5 main steel works in Bradford (the others being Emmetts (1782), Lowmoor Ironworks (1791), Shelf (1792) and Bierley (1811)).

Two 60 HP beam engines for John Priestman and Co (Bradford) [1]

1891 Advert. Yorkshire iron

1903 Business taken over by Bowling Co

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Sources of Information

  1. 'Stationary Steam Engine Makers Volume 1' Compiled by George Watkins, Catalogued by A P Woolrich, Landmark Publishing Ltd. ISBN 1-84306-200-3