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Robert Oram

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of 35 Bury Street, Salford (1828)

6 John Street, Salford (1843)

Machine makers and hydraulic press makers

1843 Advertisement for sale by auction, 26 September 1843, on the premises in occupation by Mr Robert Oram, Engineer and Machinist, 6 John Street, Salford, a superior new iron planing machine on Collier's plan, with capacity to act on a plane 18 ft long by four feet wide [1]

1846 Death notice: 'On the 14th. inst., aged 61, at his residence, Hambden Cottage, Lower Broughton, Mr. Robert Oram, machine maker.'[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Saturday 23rd September 1843
  2. Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Saturday 19 September 1846