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Carrs Disintegrators

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Maker of a patent disintegrator mill, patent fan blower.

See Thomas Carr

Manufactured by Messrs. Richmond and Chandler, Salford, Manchester

1862 London Exhibition. of New Ferry, near Birkenhead. [1].

1866 Listed as 'Carr, Thomas, Richmond-road, Montpelier, Bristol. — Carr's patent disintegrator.'[2][3]

1873 Thomas Carr of Montpelier, Bristol.[4]

1878 'In this case held before Judge Falconer at the Swansea County Court, on Thursday, the plaintiffs are the trustees of Thomas Carr, engineer, &c., Bristol, who sought to recover £750 royalty from the trustees of the estate of James Bolton, engineer, late of St. Helen's Foundry, Swansea, for the using of certain machines called "disintegrators." From the correspondence put in it appeared that Mr. Bolton had purchased at different times three "disintegrators," and had paid for each about £140. A royalty was also to be paid for each. Mr. Bolton had sold the machines, and the plaintiffs now claimed the sum doe as royalty.'[5]

1914 Disintegrator Manufacturers, Great Western Railway Docks, Plymouth. Established by the late Thomas Carr and the late Fred G. Tyler. Present Principals: Mrs. Fred G. Tyler and George M. Tyler

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Sources of Information

  1. 1862 London Exhibition: Catalogue: Class VIII.: Thomas Carr
  2. 1867 Paris Exhibition
  3. The London Gazette Publication date:20 November 1866 Issue:23187 Page:6163
  4. Western Daily Press - Friday 17 January 1873
  5. Western Mail - Friday 07 June 1878