John Crickmore Archer
From Graces Guide
John Crickmore Archer (c1837-1908) of Archer and Anthony and on own account
1870 Dispute with his brother James archer, Butcher.
John Crickmore Archer built some vertical engines possibly in 1880s.
1888 Sale of business. 'CALVERT STREET IRON WORKS, NORWICH. The costly Machinery, Engines, Boilers and Stock-in-Trade of an Engineer, comprising: A 6 H.P. Engine and Boiler, a 5 H.P. Engine, a 4 H.P. Engine and Boiler, AN ILLINGWORTH'S PATENT 8 IN. SCREW-CUTTING SURFACE LATHE, 7 IN. AND 5 IN. LATHES WITH IRON BED,, A 5 IN. LATHE ON WOOD BED, STEAM POWER DRILLING MACHINE, IRON SAW BENCH AND SPINDLE, PAIR NIPPING ROLLERS, SHAFTING, SMITH'S TOOLS, ANVIL, SETS of PATTERNS, STOCK-IN-TRADE, &c. MESSRS. HUNTER have received instructions from Mr. J. C. ARCHER, who is giving up business, to Sell by Auction, his Plant, Stock-in-Trade, and other Effects upon the premises, Calvert Street, Norwich, on Monday, July 23rd, 1688.'
Sources of Information
- Norwich Mercury - Saturday 16 April 1870
- Steam Engine Builders of Norfolk by Ronald H. Clark. Published 1948 by The Augustine Steward Press
- Norfolk Chronicle - Saturday 21 July 1888
- Eastern Evening News - Monday 12 September 1898