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Charles Robinson

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of Pimlico, London


1841 Listed as 'Robinson, Charles (late Bramah and Robinson), engineer, millwright, founder etc. Pimlico Road' [1]

1842 Charles Robinson (late Bramah and Robinson), Pimlico, London, supplied warm water apparatus installation for Shire Hall, Bury St Edmunds[2].

1843 Subsequently Robinson's company became Robinson and Co[3].

1843 Fire at Robinson and Co premises destroyed much of the building; suggestion that was arson[4].

1852 Francis Robinson (not sure if there is a connection with Charles), formerly of Bramah and Robinson, went into business with Edward Cottam as Robinson and Cottam

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Sources of Information

  1. 1841 Post Office London Directory
  2. National Archives
  3. Caledonian Mercury 25 November 1843
  4. Caledonian Mercury 25 November 1843