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James Thompson

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of Dolphin Foundry, Steander, East Street, Leeds

1853 Advert: 'BATHS. BATHS. BATHS.
JAMES THOMPSON, Dolphin Foundry, Leeds, begs to inform the Public that he has fixed some of the most extensive PUBLIC BATHS in England and other nations, including London, Westminster, Bristol, Hull, Leeds, and Hamburg ; in two instances under the superintendence of England's great Engineer for Baths, P. P. Baly, Esq., C.E., London.
J. T. begs to intimate that he is the only manufacturer of ZINC BATHS cast in one piece, in or out of England.
Cast Metal and Zinc Baths constantly on hand, and can be fitted up on the shortest notice.' [1]

1856 Sale of plant, equipment, patterns, etc.[2]

By 1863 the Dolphin Foundry was occupied by Steander Cut Nail Works.[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. Leeds Times - Saturday 10 September 1853
  2. Leeds Intelligencer - Saturday 16 February 1856
  3. Leeds Intelligencer - Saturday 20 June 1863