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of Sandon Street Engineering Works, 25 Sandon Street, Salford.
Successor to Thomas Dickson (Co)
1869 Advert: 'NEW massive HORIZONTAL ENGINES of modern construction, good materials and workmanship throughout, and beautifully finished, ALWAYS IN STOCK and in progress, sizes from 4 in. to 24 in. Cylinders. Prices very reasonable. Many hundreds at work.-THOMAS DEAKIN, Sandon Works, Broughton-road, Salford, Manchester.'
1875 Horizontal compound engine for the Water Street Works of the Manchester Corporation Health Dept. Cylinders 12" and 18" bore, 3 ft stroke. Another engine was made using the same patterns for the Turkish Government. 
1876 Five-horsepower horizontal engine. 7in cylinder and 14in stroke. 
1877 Range of combined vertical engines and boilers, 3 to 12 HP
1877 7 HP horizontal engine, 8" bore, 16" stroke. 
1884 Name changed to Browett, Lindley and Co
1886 H. Lindley of Sandon Engine Works granted Patent No. 5039 for a method of sharpening milling cutters.