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Maclea & March of Union Foundry, Dewsbury Road, Leeds, Brass and Iron Founders
1825 Commenced in business when they ordered a cupola from Longden, Newton and Co
1834 Listed as iron and brass founders, flax and tow machine makers and manufacturers of hydraulic presses. Of Union foundry, Dewsbury Road, Leeds. 
Makers of machinery, including machine tools, hydraulic presses and textile machinery (mentioned in various Leeds directories, including White's Directory of 1837)
1848 Four machine tools by Maclea & March were described and illustrated in the 'Supplément à tous les ouvrages sur l'art du tourneur'
1884 Special boring machine for Hathorn, Davey and Co of Leeds (see Mechanical World & Steam Users' Journal, 27 March 1884)