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of Vauxhall Iron Works, and 80 Cannon St., London
1863 Andrew Betts Brown bought an old brewery in London which he converted into an engineering works
1865 'Messrs. Brown, Wilson, and Co, of the Vauxhall ironworks, Wandsworth-road,... '
1867 'The crane is the patented invention of Mr. A. B. Brown C.E., of the firm of Brown, Wilson, and Co., Vauxhall Ironworks, London, by whom it was constructed.'
1866 Steam traveller crane for the Blackfriars Bridge works
presumably became Alexander Wilson and Co