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.

Tone Bridge Foundry

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Tone Bridge Foundry, Taunton, Somerset.

1822 Listed as Sandsbury and Savery, Tone Bridge. Iron and Brass Founders.[1]

1855 Change of ownership. 'TONE BRIDGE FOUNDRY. NOTICE is hereby given, that all the trade debts due to the late Mr. John Sainsbury, of Taunton, Ironfounder, deceased, must paid to Mr. CORNELIUS ASH LOVELL, now residing at the Foundry, Tone Bridge, Taunton; whose receipt will be a sufficient discharge for the same; and all persons having any claim upon the said Estate are requested to send the particulars thereof to the said Mr. Cornelius Ash Lovell, who will discharge the same if found correct. CHARLES GOODLAND, JAMES FOURACRE, Executors of the said John Sainsbury. CORNELIUS ASH LOVELL, having succeeded to the Business lately carried on by his Father-in-law, Mr. John Sainsbury, hopes strict and punctual attention to merit a continuance of those favours he so liberally enjoyed.'[2]

1866 July. Sale. Dwelling house and foundry known as the Tone Bridge Foundry. Established in 1796 and where for many years Mr. Sainsbury carried on successfully as an Ironfounder.[3]

1866 August. Sale by R. Lane who has recently purchased the Tone Bridge Foundry, of Agricultural Implements, machines etc. (Long list).[4]

1867 Mention of John Lane of the Tone Bridge Foundry.

1872 To Let. Tone Bridge Foundry established 1796. Including plant, stock and utensils-in-trade.[5]

Became C. Allen and Son

1872 Mention of Wotton and Co, Tone Bridge Foundry.[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1822 Pigot's Directory of Somerset and Bristol
  2. Taunton Courier, and Western Advertiser - Wednesday 09 May 1855
  3. Western Times - Friday 27 July 1866
  4. Taunton Courier, and Western Advertiser - Wednesday 29 August 1866
  5. Taunton Courier, and Western Advertiser - Wednesday 01 May 1872
  6. Western Times - Friday 15 March 1872