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.

Peter Ewart

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Peter Ewart (c1767-1842) of the Soho Foundry

an employee of Boulton and Watt

c.1795 Designed a vertical cylinder-boring mill for installation at the works of Boulton and Watt. However, it was not constructed, Watt preferring the established horizontal type.

1842 September 15th. Died. 'On the 15th inst., at the Royal Dock Yard, Woolwich, age 75 years, Peter Ewart, Esq., chief engineer and inspector of machinery to her majesty's government.'[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Saturday 17 September 1842