Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Taylors Forge

From Graces Guide

of The Tyre Mill, Trafford Park, Manchester.

1919 Metropolitan Carriage, Wagon and Finance Co arranged to take-over Taylor Brothers and Co of Leeds, which would supply materials to Metropolitan's railway works at Manchester but Metropolitan was then acquired by Vickers Ltd who also acquired Taylor Brothers.

1921 The business of Taylor Brothers and Co was moved to Trafford Park, Manchester; the factory in Leeds closed[1].

1923 Installed an engine from Lamberton and Co.

1923 Installed a steam hammer from Morgan Engineering Co.


See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 25 November 1921
  • The Steam Engine in Industry by George Watkins in two volumes. Moorland Publishing. 1978/9. ISBN 0-903485-65-6