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John Shaw and Sons (Salford)

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Nameplate displayed at Great Dorset Steam Fair, 2018
Nameplate displayed at Great Dorset Steam Fair, 2018
December 1929.
John Shaw hydraulic press used commercially at the South Devon Railway workshops for hot forming boiler and firebox plates

John Shaw & Sons of Wellington Works, St Stephen Street, Salford, Manchester

See Norbury and Shaw

See John Shaw (b.1808) and his son Joshua Shaw (1840-1913)

1873 Mention of John Shaw, Wellington, Salford.[1]

1908 Incorporated as a Private Limited Company, 10 September.

1914 Specialities: Hydraulic Presses, Pumps and Accumulators for all purposes, Rubber Presses, Pumping Engines, Hydraulic and Electric Passenger and Freight Lifts, Hydraulic Ram and Pump Leathers, Bale Studs etc. [2]

1922 Directors: P. Shaw (Managing), J. Shaw and P. Shaw (also Secretary).

1937 Private company.

1961 Hydraulic engineers. [3]

1968 600-ton press. [4]

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Sources of Information

  1. Manchester Evening News - Friday 07 March 1873
  2. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  3. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  4. The Engineer 1968/08/02 p161