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J. and R. Shorrock of Darwen, Lancashire
Lancashire Loom. Exhibit at Manchester's Museum of Science and Industry
Maker of stationary engines. 
1876 Advert: iron and brass founders.
1882 Supplied the 150 IHP tandem compound mill engine, looms, gearing, and various castings for Starkie Street Mill, Darwen. 14 ft dia flywheel, 24" wide, driving the mill by a 20" wide rubber belt, 105 ft long. 
1889 Horizontal cross-compound steam engine of 300 HP installed at Bank Top Mill, Darwen. Photographed by George Watkins in 1956, who noted that 'It was very rare to find a Shorrock engine'.