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J. Hargreaves and Co

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1891 advert

J. Hargreaves & Co of Leebrook Foundry, Rawtenstall, Lancashire.

  • 1891 Engineers, Millwrights and Founders [1]
  • 1895 Tandem compound mill engine for a carpet works[2]
  • A crane and a mortar mill made by J Hargeaves were auctioned following the closure of Top o’ th’ Slate Brick Works and Quarry, Haslingden in 1900[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. Cotton Spinners & Manufacturers' Directory, 8th Edition, 1891
  2. Illustration from Mechanical World, 26th July 1895, reproduced in ‘Stationary Steam Engine Makers, Volume 1’ compiled by George Watkins, Catalogued by A P Woolrich, Landmark Publishing Co., 2006
  3. [1] Link relating to the New Haslingden Plastic Brick Co. Ltd.