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 149,682 pages of information and 235,430 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.

J. and J. Horsfield

From Graces Guide
1951. Makers of high pressure boilers. Plants for electric welding on-site.
1960. Makers of high pressure boilers. Plants for electric welding on-site.
1970.

of Vulcan Iron Works, Dewsbury

Maker of stationary engines. [1]

1868 Beam engine at Crabtree and Co, Carr Top Mills, Batley. Photographed by George Watkins in 1935. G. Watkins notes that J. & J. Horsfield were well known as boiler makers, but the company had no records on engine building. However, the engine had the name and date clearly moulded on the steam chest [2]

1886 Two boilers at Mildenhall Original Station.[3]

1940 Advert for high pressure boilers

1945 Advert for high-pressure boilers

See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. Stationary Steam Engines of Great Britain by George Watkins. Vol 10
  2. * Stationary Steam Engines of Great Britain: Volume 1: Yorkshire. Landmark Publishing Ltd., 2000
  3. * Fenland Pumping Engines by K. S. G. Hinde, Landmark Publishing Co., 2006 ISBN 1 84306 188 0
  • Mechanical World Year Book 1940. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p139
  • Mechanical World Year Book 1945. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p123