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Edmund Shaw

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of Cable Street, Salford (Cable Street was a side street off Gravel Lane, about 150 yds north of Trinity Church).

  • c.1791 Boulton and Watt supplied a 6 HP engine, 14" bore, 4 ft stroke, to Edmund Shaw for his cotton mill in Cable Street. [1]
  • 1794 Listed in Scholes’s Manchester & Salford Directory, 1794 as a cotton spinner, Cable Street

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Sources of Information

  1. Boulton & Watt drawings: Portfolio No. 69: Adam Matthew Publications webpage with information relating to Boulton & Watt’s engine contracts [1]