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Juckes and Swinburne

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of Wenlock Street, City Road, London

1841 John Juckes, of Lewisham, gained a patent for improving furnaces.

1843 Mr John Juckes presented his plans for consuming smoke, already well known to the public, as well as his revolving grate, to the British Association meeting[1].

1851 John Juckes was declared insolvent[2].

1851 Juckes' patented consuming furnace[3].

1855 Juckes was in Queens Prison in Surrey; his patent had been sold to Groucock who had died; title to it was in the possession of Reed and others who petitioned for its extension[4].

1861 John Juckes junior, furnace maker, of City Road, was declared bankrupt[5].

1866 Juckes and Swinburne: improvements in locomotive boiler furnaces [6]

1866 Head, Ashby and Co, Teesdale Iron Works, advertised a machine that consumed smoke and improved economy of fuel, based on Juckes' patent, improved by the company[7].

1868 John Juckes junior and John Swinburne's patent on improvement in locomotive boiler furnaces (1865) became void due to non-payment [8]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Morning Post, 26 August 1843
  2. London Gazette, 15 April 1851
  3. Daily News, 7 November 1851
  4. London Gazette, issue 21660 [1]
  5. The Bristol Mercury, 27 April 1861
  6. The Engineer of 9th February 1866 p122
  7. The Leeds Mercury, 31 August 1866
  8. London Gazette, 31 July 1868