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Lord and Brooke

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of Albion Foundry, Leeds

1837 August. Announce that the company was formerly known as Brook, Raper and Brook of Albion Mill, near East Street, Bank, Leeds, iron and brass founders, manufacturers of flax and tow machinery, steam-engines and boilers etc. [1]

1839 Selling a 5-hp steam engine. described as 'Steam-engine and General Machine Makers' [2]

1844 Advertising for staff [3]

1852 Flax and Tow machinery being sold off by T. W. Lord at Albion Mill [4]

Later became G. H. Lord and Co?

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Sources of Information

  1. The Leeds Mercury, Saturday, August 19, 1837
  2. The Leeds Mercury, Saturday, May 25, 1839
  3. The Leeds Mercury, Saturday, December 21, 1844
  4. The Leeds Mercury, Saturday, September 25, 1852