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Brodie, McNiven and Ormrod

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of St George's Iron Foundry, Knot Mill

Green's Plan of Manchester & Salford (1787 - 1794) shows 'Messrs. Brodie's Iron Foundery' adjacent to the bridge carrying the road (later named Chester Road) over the River Medlock.

1806 Partnership dissolved between 'Alexander Brodie, Charles M'Niven, and Oliver Ormrod, of Manchester, Lancashire, iron founders.'[1]

Bancks and Co's Plan of Manchester, 1831 indicates that the site had been cleared by 1831. The site was later occupied by W. and J. Galloway and Sons Knott Mill Iron Works.

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Sources of Information

  1. Derby Mercury, 21st August 1806