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Robert Martin (Beccles)

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of Beccles, Suffolk

1860 Advert: 'MR. JAMES CRISP is directed to SELL by AUCTION (under an Execution from the Sheriff of Suffolk), on Monday, 20th, and Tuesday, 21st August, 1860, upon the premises in Peddar’s Lane, occupied by Mr. ROBERT MARTIN, Millwright and Engineer, ALL the STOCK-IN-TRADE, Tools, and Implements, including various models in the foundry, ladles, iron flasks, fan and furnace, blacksmith’s tools, wrought iron, anvil, bellows, boring machine, three turning lathes, three bench vices, work bench, press drill, new six-horse-power high-pressure grasshopper engine, spur wheel, stone spindle, and various patterns, three mill stones, grindstone, &c. ; together with all the modern HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE.....', [1]

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  1. The Suffolk Chronicle; or Weekly General Advertiser & County Express. - Saturday 11 August 1860