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James Lindsay and Co (of Preston)

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of Canal Foundry, Preston.

Iron Founders and Millwrights

1825 Listed as iron founders[1]

1827 20 HP portable steam engine advertised for sale by James Shawcross at a cotton mill in Little Houghton, Worsley[2]

A bell at Brindle St Joseph’s Church in Preston bears the date and name "1828 J. Lindsay and Co, Canal Foundry Preston" [3]

Foundry later became Stevenson and Co

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 'History, Directory, and Gazeteer of the County of Lancaster', Vol 2, by Edward Baines and W. Parson
  2. Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Saturday 28 July 1827
  3. [1] Website relating to Brindle St Joseph's Church