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Vulcan Foundry (Bolton)

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of Foundry Street, Bolton

Brass and Iron Founders, Engineers, Millwrights, Boiler Makers, &c. &c.
RESPECTFULLY inform their Friends, and the Public that they have commenced the above business, where they will be able to execute orders on the shortest notice, and upon the most improved models; and hope, by strict and diligent attention to business, to ensure the confidence and support of those who may favour them with their orders.
Foundry-street, Bolton, January 1, 1839.'[1]

1840 and 1841 Advertisements for sale of land and buildings, engine, boiler, etc., known as Vulcan Foundry, late in the possession of James and William Robinson, bankrupts[2][3]

1847 Advertising several used boilers for sale. Apply to D. W. Latham, Boiler-yard, Vulcan Foundry, Bolton [4]

1848 Advertising several boilers, engines and brewing pans for sale. Apply to D W Latham, Boiler Maker, Vulcan Foundry, Bridgeman Street[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. Bolton Chronicle, 12 January 1839
  2. Bolton Chronicle, 2 May 1840
  3. Bolton Chronicle, 30 January 1841
  4. Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser, 17 March 1847
  5. Bolton Chronicle, 29 April 1848