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John Warner and Son

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of Phoenix Foundry, George Street, Hanley.

See John Warner.

1856 Advert: 'JOHN WARNER (LATE RICHARDS), ENGINEER, MILLWRIGHT, AND MACHINIST, VICTORIA-STREET, LICHFIELD STREET, HANLEY, STAFFORDSHIRE. Manufacturer of Brick and Quarry Presses, Clay Rollers, Potters’ and other Lathes, &c. Wanted a SECOND-HAND HIGH PRESSURE BOILER, 6 feet by about 2 feet 6 inches.—Apply as above. '[1]

c1859 One locomotive (0-6-0T) supplied to Lilleshall Co[2]. Phoenix may have been agents.

1875 Advertising for foundry moulders and an engine smith[3]

1876 Advert: 'JOHN WARNER AND SON, ENGINEERS AND IRON FOUNDERS, HANLEY, STAFFORDSHIRE, Makers of High and Low Pressure Engines, Hoists, Pumps, Shafting, Pulleys, Clay and Mortar Mills, Brick Machinery, Brick and Quarry Presses. &c. also Wheels, Columns, Girders. Pipes, Pit Wheels, Plates, and all Castings supplied at a short notice. Cylinders bored in their places. J. W. and S., having a large assortment of PATTERNS, are prepared to supply CASTINGS at very moderate prices.'[4]

1877 Advert. 'John Warner and Sons, Phoenix Foundry, Hanley.'[5]

1881 John Warner & Son of Phoenix Foundry, Hanley, advertising for a joiner.[6]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Staffordshire Sentinel and Commercial & General Advertiser - Saturday 15 November 1856
  2. British Steam Locomotive Builders by James W. Lowe. Published in 1975. ISBN 0-905100-816
  3. Staffordshire Sentinel - Monday 15 February 1875
  4. Staffordshire Sentinel and Commercial & General Advertiser - Saturday 21 October 1876
  5. Staffordshire Sentinel - Monday 16 July 1877
  6. Staffordshire Sentinel - Tuesday 7 June 1881