Farringdon Works of Shoe Lane, London EC
1852 Demonstration at the Farringdon Works of a machine for preparing fibrous plant materials, such as Manilla hemp; it had taken 18 months to develop and had been patented
1860 E and W Pontifex and J Wood of Farringdon Works, Shoe Lane, wrote to the Inland Revenue about the number of stamps needed on goods
1894 Catalogue on Pumping Machinery, Sanitary Appliances, Brass Work and Copper Goods
1894 Brewer’s Exhibition. Several appliances described.
1894 The similar business of Henry Pontifex and Sons (established in Shoe Lane in 1796) was amalgamated with Farringdon Works Ltd. and the title of Farringdon Works and H. Pontifex and Sons was assumed.
NB Bennett, Sons and Shears were also at Farringdon Works
Sources of Information
- 1841 Post Office Directory
- The Morning Post January 22, 1852
- The Times, Apr 21, 1860