Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Gittins and Cartwright

From Graces Guide

of Eagle Foundry, Shrewsbury

Presumably established by Cyrus Gittins and John Cartwright.

1840 Sale notice: 'Eagle Foundry
TO IRON MASTERS AND OTHERS.
TO BE DISPOSED OF, the whole of the Wood and Iron Patterns, Moulding Boxes, STEAM ENGINE, and Boiler Cupola, large and small Lathes, with Gearing, Anvils, Vices, and Bellows, together with a general assortment of Smiths' tools, usually found in the fitting-up shops of a small iron foundry.
Further particulars may be known on application to Mr. W. Burr or Mr. C. T. Clarke, of Shrewsbury, Assignees to the estate of Messrs. Gittins and Cartright, bankrupts.' [1]

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Sources of Information

  1. Shrewsbury Chronicle - Friday 14 February 1840