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1853 Patents

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1852 After the Patent Law Amendment Act, 1852 was enacted, patents applied for were those shown in 1852 Patents

1853 Patents:

  • 1. William Wilkinson, of the town and county of the town of Nottingham, Framework Knitter, has given the like notice in respect of the invention of "improvements in taps and other apparatus for filtering and drawing off liquids."
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  • 3. To John Addison, Captain in the service of the Honble. E. I. Company, of 1 Baker-street, Portman-square, and Henry S. Eicke, Gentleman, of 3, Lawn-place, South Lambeth, for the invention of "making a tessellated pavement."

4. To Junius St. John Eicke, of 3, Lawn-place, South Lambeth, Gentleman, for the invention of " deodorizing and preparing American and other resins for mixing with grease tallows and wax so as to improve them by giving them a greater hardness and consistency and rendering them less liable to be affected by change of temperature."

  • 5. And Joseph John William Watson, of Old Kent-road, in the county of Surrey, Doctor of Philosophy, and William Prosser, of Adam-street, Adelphi, in the county of Middlesex, Gentleman, have given the like notice in respect of the invention of "an improved method of manufacturing steel and of carburizing iron."
  • 6 And Thomas Billyeald, of Ison-green, in the parish of Lenton, in the county of Nottingham, and of Albert-street, in the town and county of the town of Nottingham, Lace Manufacturer, has given the like notice in respect of the invention of " an improvement in the apparatus and rrangement of apparatus for making looped fabrics."
  • 7 And Joseph Brough, of Longton, Staffordshire, has given the like notice in respect of the invention of "a new manufacture of a vitrified substance and its application, alone or in combination with mineral, earthy and plastic substances, to various useful purposes in the arts and for certain other new applications of known plastic substances."
  • 8. To John Henry Johnson, of 47, Lincoln's-inn-fields, in the county of Middlesex, and of Glasgow, North Britain, Gentleman, for the invention of " improvements in the manufacture of oils."—A communication.
  • 9. And to Matthew Tomlinson, of Hulme, Manchester, in the county of Lancaster, Druggists' Sundries Merchant, for the invention, of " certain improvements in the manufacture of 'species jars,' or show jars."
  • 10 And David Hulett, of High Holborn, has given the like notice in respect of the invention of "improvements in the manufacture of ornaments for lamps, chandeliers and architectural purposes."
  • 11 And John Bleackley, junior, of Myrtle-grove, Prestwich, in the county of Lancaster, Bleacher, has given the like notice in respect of the invention of "improvements in machinery to be used in washing, bleaching, dyeing, and sizing yarns and fabrics."
  • 12. To Edme Augustin Chameroy, of Paris, France, Manufacturer, for the invention of " improvements in motive power engines, and in the application of motive power to the same."
  • 13 And Lazare Francois Vaudelin, of Upper Charlotte-street, Fitzroy-square, in the county of Middlesex, has given the like notice in respect of the invention of " improvements in apparatus for retarding and stopping railway carriages."
  • 14. And Charles Edwards Amos, of the Grove, Southwark, in the county of Surrey, Engineer, has given the like notice in respect of the invention of " certain improvements in the construction of centrifugal pumps."
  • 15 To Peter Armand Le Comte de Fontaine Moreau, of the English and Foreign Patent Office, No. 4, South-street, Finsbury, London, and No. 39, Rue de 1'Ecbiquier, Paris, for the invention of " improvements in axle boxes." — A communication.
  • 16. To Edward Clarence Shepard, of Duke-street, in the city of Westminster, Gentleman, for the invention of "improvements in the manufacture of gas."
  • 17. To Joseph James Welch and John Stewart Margetson, of Cheapside, in the city of London, for the invention of " certain improvements in the manufacture of travelling cases, wrappers, and certain articles of dress, hitherto manufactured of leather."
  • 18. To Charles John Burnett, of Edinburgh, Scotland, Gentleman, for the invention of "certain improvements in apparatus of mechanism for driving machinery through the agency of water."
  • 19. And George Gwynne, of Hyde Park-square, in the county of Middlesex, Esquire, and George Fergusson Wilson, of Belmont, Vauxhall, in the county of Surrey, Managing Director of Price's Patent Candle Company, have given the like notice in respect of the invention of " improvements in treating fatty and oily matters."
  • 20 To William Edward Newton, of the Office for Patents, 66, Chancery-lane, in the county of Middlesex, Civil Engineer, for the invention of "improvements in atmospheric engines." — A communication
  • 21. And Jean Baptiste Pascal, of Lyons, in the Empire, of France, and of 16, Castle-street, Holborn, in the county of Middlesex, has given the like notice in respect of the invention of " improvements in obtaining motive power."
  • 22. And Gustavo Eugene Michel Gerard, of No. 12, Rue Hauteville, Paris, France, Manufacturer, and of 4, South-street, Finsbury, London, has given the like notice in respect of the invention of "improvements in manufacturing and treating caoutchouc"
  • 23. To Gustave Paul de L'Huynes, of 21, Frith-street, Soho-square, Medical Doctor, for the invention of " improvements in medical portative electro galvanic apparatus."
  • 24. To Thomas Shilton, of Baddesley, Ensor, Warwickshire, for the invention of " certain improvements in weighing machines."
  • 25. To Charles Frederick Whitworth, of Brighton, in the county of Sussex, for the invention of " improvements in apparatus to be used in connection with railway signals for the purpose of indicating the approach of trains and of preventing collisions."
  • 26. To Francis Edwards, of 26, Park-place, Toxteth-park, near Liverpool, in the county Palatine, of Lancaster, Ironmonger, for the invention of " improvements in the method of lettering, figuring, and ornamenting the surface of enamel, used for dials and other purposes."
  • 27. And Frederick Arnold, of Devonport, in the county of Devon, Ironmonger, has given the like notice in respect of the invention of "improvements in heating the water in a bath or other vessel."
  • 28. And Herbert Newton Penrice, of Sheffield, Lieutenant of the Royal Engineers, has given the like notice in respect of the invention of "improvements in propelling vessels."
  • 29 And to William Bendwell, of No. 4, Great Queen-street, Westminster, in the county of Middlesex, for the invention of " improvements in treating sewage waters and matters."
  • 30 To Emile Grillet, of Soho-square, in the county of Middlesex, Gentleman, for the invention of " improvements in renewing the teeth of

files."

  • 31. To William Louis Sheringham, of Southsea, in the county of Hants, a Captain in Her Majesty's Royal Navy, for the invention of "illuminating buoys and beacons in harbours, roadsteads, and rivers."
  • 32 To Edward Hutchinson, of Tyldesley, in the county of Lancaster, Corn Miller, for the invention of " certain improvements in the mode or method of preparing, cleaning, drying, and otherwise treating wheat, pulse seeds, and other grain."
  • 33. To John Browne, of Charles-street, Regent-street, in the county of Middlesex, Gentleman, for the invention of " improvements in the construction of ships or other navigable vessels, and in machinery or apparatus connected therewith."
  • 34. To Robert Watson Savage, of No. 15, Saint James's-square, Pall-mall, within the city of Westminster, Gentleman, for the invention of " an alarum bedstead."
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  • 36. To Robert Whinerey, of Liverpool, in the county of Lancaster, Leather Merchant, for the invention of " certain improvements in or upon the manufacture and treatment of leather either alone or in combination with other materials."
  • 37. To Michael Smith, of Liverpool, in the county of Lancaster, Gentleman, for the invention of "improvements in machinery for separating gold or other valuable substances from other materials."
  • 38. And William Edward Newton, of the Office for Patents, 66, Chancery-lane, in the county of Middlesex, Civil Engineer, has given the like notice in respect of the invention of "improvements in roving, spinning or twisting cotton or other fibrous substances which invention he denominates ' Larwill's Improvements.'"—A communication.
  • 39. To William Edward Newton, of the Office for Patents, 66, Chancery-lane, in the county of Middlesex, Civil Engineer, for the invention of "improvements in the construction of bearings or steps for shafts, turntables, or moveable platforms, which invention I denominate 'Parry's Improvements.'" - A communication.
  • 40 And William Beales, of Louth, in the county of Lincoln, Engineer, has given the like notice in respect of the invention of " an improved cement for the resistance of fire."
  • 41. To Peter Graham, of Oxford-street, in the county of Middlesex, for the invention of " improvements in the manufacture of carpets and other piled fabrics."—A communication.
  • 42. To William Sykes Ward, of Leeds, in the county of York, Esq., for the invention of "a thermostat, or apparatus for the regulation of

temperature and of ventilation."

  • 43. And to William Watson, the younger, of Leeds, in the county of York, Manufacturing Chemist, for the invention of "improvements in apparatus for the manufacturing of prussiate of potash."
  • 44. To Charles De Bergue, of Dowgate-hill, in the city of London, Merchant, for the invention of " improvements in the permanent way of

railways."

  • 45. To Thomas Pape, of Loughborough, in the county of Leicester, Glove Manufacturer, for the invention of "improvements in circular frames and in the fabrics and articles produced thereon."
  • 46
  • 47. To Charles William Lancaster, of New Bond-street, in the county of Middlesex, Gun Manufacturer, for the invention of " an appendage to

bullet moulds."

  • 48. To George Stewart, of Enniskillen, in the county of Fermanagh, Ireland, Gentleman, for the invention of "improvements in railways and in the propulsion of engines, carriages, and other vehicles thereon."
  • 49. To Herbert George James, of Leadenhall-street, in the city of London, Weighing Machine Manufacturer, for the invention of " improvements in the mode of securing and retaining corks and stoppers in bottles." — A communication.
  • 50. To Richard Gittins, of 2, Thayer-street, Manchester-square, in the county of Middlesex, for the invention of " improvements in tills."
  • 51. To Hezekiah Marshall, of Canterbury, in the county of Kent, Architect, for the invention of " certain improvements in the transmission and

emission of air and sound."

  • 52. And to James Egleson Anderson Gwynne, of Essex Wharf, Strand, in the county of Middlesex, Engineer, for an invention for " the propulsion and supporting of vessels, vehicles, and other bodies on, through, and over the water." — A communication
  • 53. To Robert Lovely, of Adam-street, Adelphi, in the county of Middlesex, Civil Engineer, for the invention of " certain improvements in the

application of steam to the propulsion of carriages on common roads, parts of which improvements are applicable to the construction of carriages for common roads."

  • 54. To Thomas Smith, of Lambeth, in the county of Surrey, Potter, for the invention of " certain improvements in soil pans."
  • 55. To John Abraham, of Birmingham, Machinist, for the invention of "a new or improved method of manufacturing percussion caps."
  • 56. To Henry Kibble, of Guildford, in the county of Surrey, Gentleman, for the invention of " improvements in obtaining a communication between guards, passengers, and drivers on railways."
  • 57
  • 58. To John Henry Johnson, of No. 47, Lincoln's-inn-fields, in the county of Middlesex, and of Glasgow, North Britain, Gentleman, for the

invention of "improvements in stoves for cooking, and in apparatus connected therewith." — A communication.

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  • 60. And to Richard Walker, of Birmingham, in the county of Warwick, Percussion Cap Manufacturer, for the invention of " an improvement

in the manufacture of buttons."

  • 61. To Antoine Hiron, of Broad-street, Golden square, in the county of Middlesex, Sculptor, for the invention of "improvements in the means of copying or reproducing models or figures in marble, stone, ivory, or other substances."
  • 62. To Charles Stewart Duncan, of Charing Cross, in the county of Middlesex, Gentleman, for the invention of "certain improvements in rendering bottles, jars, and other like receptacles, air and water tight, and for raising and measuring the liquid contents thereof."
  • 63. To John Deane, of Whitstable, in the county of Kent, Submarine Surveyor, for the invention of " an improved construction of diving helmet."
  • 64. To Michael Fitch, of Chelmsford, in the county of Essex, Patent Salt Manufacturer, for the invention of " improvements in ovens."
  • 65. To William Webb, of 5, Princes-street, Spitalfields, in the county of Middlesex, for the invention of "improvements in the manufacture of carpets."
  • 66. To John Davies Morries Stirling, of the Larches, Camphill, near Birmingham, in the county of Warwick, for the invention of " improvements in the manufacture of percussion caps."
  • 67. To Frederick Schneider, of Berne, Switzerland, and of 16, Castle-street, Holborn, London, for the invention of " a chair to be employed

for preventing sea sickness."

  • 68. And to Alfred Vincent Newton, of the Office for Patents, 66, Chancery-lane, in the county of Middlesex, Mechanical Draughtsman, for the

invention of " an improved mode of separating substances of different specific gravities." — A communication.

  • 69. And Joseph Beattie, of Lawn-place, South Lambeth, in the county of Surrey, Engineer, has given the like notice in respect of the invention of "certain improvements for economising fuel in the generation and treating of steam."
  • 70. To William Weild, of Manchester, in the county of Lancaster, Engineer, for the invention of "certain improvements in looms for weaving."
  • 71
  • 72. To James Thornton, of Derby, in the county of Derby, Mechanic, John Thornton, of Melbourne, in the said county, Mechanic, and Albert Thornton, of the same place, Mechanic, for the invention of "improved nets and other textile fabrics, to be used for gloves and other purposes, and for the machinery to be employed in the manufacture thereof."
  • 73 And Joseph Robert Wilkin Atkinson, of Leeds, in the county of York, Flax Spinner, has given the like notice in respect of the invention

of "improvements in machinery for preparing and spinning flax, tow, and other fibrous substances".

  • 74. And to Thomas Cottrill, of Westbromwich, in the county of Stafford, for the invention of "improvements in the manufacture of certain salts of soda."
  • 75
  • 76. To John Horrocks, of Seacombe, in the county of Chester, Accountant, for the invention of " improvements in indicating and registering the number of passengers conveyed in public carriages."
  • 77 And John McDowall, of Walkinshaw Foundry, Johnstone, in the county of Renfrew, North Britain, Engineer, has given the like notice in

respect of the invention of " improvements in cutting or reducing wood and other substances."

  • 78. To Nathaniel Card, of Manchester, in the county of Lancaster, Candlewick Manufacturer, for the invention of " certain improvements in

candlewick."

  • 79 And John Hick, of Holton-le-Moors, in the county of Lancaster, Engineer, has given the like notice in respect of the invention of " certain improvements in the method of lubricating revolving shafts and their bearings or pedestals."
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  • 82. To John Arrowsmith, of Bilston, in the county of Stafford, Engineer, for the invention of "new or improved machinery for shaping metals."
  • 83
  • 84. And to George Augustus Huddart, of Brynkir, in the county of Caernarvon, Esquire, for the invention of " improvements applicable to steam generators."
  • 85. And William Nairne, of South Inch Mill, Perth, in the county of Perth, Flax Spinner, has given the like notice in respect of the invention of "improvements in reeling yarns or threads."
  • 86. And Edward Haslewood, of Tufnel Park, Holloway, in the county of Middlesex, has given the like notice in respect of the invention of "improvements in firearms and projectiles."—A communication.
  • 87. And John Capper, of Manor House, Earl's-court, Old Brompton, in the county of Middlesex, Merchant, and Thomas John Watson, of No, 3, Devonshire-terrace, Fulham-road, in the same county, Operative Chemist, have given the like notice in respect of the invention of " improvements in preparing and bleaching jute and other vegetable fibres."
  • 88 To Frederick Lawrence and Alfred Lawrence, of the City Iron Works, Pitfield-street, Old-street-rbad, in the county of Middlesex for the

invention of "improvements in sluices and lock gates."

  • 89. And John Bennett, of Bradley Mills, Huddersfield, in the county of York, Woollen Manufacturer, and Henry Charlesworth, of Huddersfield aforesaid, Card Manufacturer, have given the like notice in respect of the invention of "improvements in doffing and preparing rovings of wool."
  • 90
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  • 92. And William Brown, of the city of Glasgow, Merchant, has given the like notice in respect of the invention of " an improved method of

treating coal and bituminous substances, and for improvement in the treatment of their volatile products"

  • 93
  • 94. And Edward Wills Uren, of Walkhampton, in the county of Devonshire, has given the like notice in respect of an invention for " the manufacturing of bricks, pipes, tiles, imitation stone, and peat bricks for fuel, by the means of a machine and arrangements of machinery titled a central circular and horizontal motion."
  • 95
  • 96. And John Walker Wilkins, of Hampstead, in the county of Middlesex, Electric Telegraph Engineer, has given the like notice in respect of

the invention of " improvements in electric telegraphs and in the instruments used in connection therewith."

  • 97
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  • 100
  • 101. And William Steads, of Redcross-street, in the county of Leicester, has given the like notice in respect of the invention of " improvements in blinds, maps, charts, and other articles wound on rollers."
  • 102
  • 103. And James Stewart Kincaid, of Dublin, Gentleman, has given the like notice in respect of the invention of "improvements in ascertaining and registering the number of persons entering or quitting omnibuses or other vehicles or vessels, which improvements are applicable in

whole or in part, to buildings or other places."

  • 104 To William Bailey, of Manchester, in the county of Lancaster, Engineer, for the invention of " improvements in the construction of certain parts of apparatus connected with railway signals and in the mode or method of working the same."
  • 107. And James Hadden Young, of College-street, Camden Town, in the county of Middlesex, has given the like notice in respect of the invention

of " improvements in brooms or brushing apparatus."

  • 108. And Peter Alexander Halkett, of Richmond-hill, in the county of Surrey, Lieutenant in the Royal Navy, has given the like notice in respect of the invention of " an improved construction of inkstand."
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  • 111. And Thomas Cropper Ryley, of Haigh Foundry, near Wigan, in the county of Lancaster, Engineer, and Edward Evans, of the same place, Engineer, have given the like notice in respect of the invention of " certain improvements in the construction of wrought iron wheels, to be used upon railways or for other purposes, and in the machinery or apparaatus connected therewith."
  • 112
  • 113. And William Nairne, of South Inch Mill, Perth, in the county of Perth, Flax Spinner, has given the like notice in respect of the invention of " improvements in power looms."
  • 114
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  • 117 And Henry Henson Henson and William Frederick Henson both of Hampstead, in the county of Middlesex, Civil Engineers, have given the like notice in respect of the invention of " improvements in signallizing on railways, and in the apparatus used therein."
  • 121. And Henry Browning, of Bristol, in the county of Somerset, Painter, has given the like notice in respect of the invention of " improvements in preparing compositions for coating iron, and other ships' bottoms, and other surfaces."
  • 122. To Frederick George Underhay, of Wells-street, Gray's-inn-road, in the county of Middlesex, Engineer, for the invention of "improvements in machinery for mowing or cutting corn and other crops."
  • 123. And Orlando Reeves, of the Castle, Taunton, in the county of Somerset, has given the like notice in respect of the invention of "improvements in the manufacture of manure."
  • 124
  • 125. And Peter Fairbairn, of Leeds, in the county of York, Machinist, and Samuel Renny Mathers, of Leeds aforesaid, Flax Spinner, have

given the like notice in respect of the invention of "certain improvements in machinery for drawing the sliver and rove of flax, hemp and tow."

  • 127. And John Sheringham, of No. 24, Edwardes-square, Kensington, in the county of Middlesex, Gentleman, has given the like notice in respect

of the invention of " certain improvements in stove grates."

  • 129 To William Vincent, of 195, Brick-lane, Spitalfields, in the county of Middlesex, of the firm of Noakes and Vincent, for the invention of " improvements in cocks or taps."
  • 130. And Sydney Smirke, of 24, Berkeley-square, in the county of Middlesex, Esquire, has given the like notice in respect of the invention of

" improvements in apparatus for giving signals on railways."

  • 131 To Joseph Rock Cooper, of Birmingham, in the county of Warwick, Gun Maker, for the invention of " improvements in fire-arms."
  • 133. To William Edward Newton, of the Office for Patents, 66, Chancery-lane, in the county of Middlesex, Civil Engineer, for the invention of

"improvements in lamps or lanterns."—A communication.

  • 135. And to Celestin Malo, of the firm of Malo and Company, of Dunkerque, in the Empire of France, Ship Builders, for the invention of improvements in steam generators."
  • 137 To John Crabtree, of Heywood, in the county of Lancaster, Cotton Spinner, for the invention of " improvements in machinery for winding and doubling yarns."
  • 138. To Peter Rothwell Jackson, of Salford, in the county of Lancaster, Engineer, for the invention of "improvements in the manufacture of hoops and tyres for railway wheels and other purposes."
  • 139. To John Whiteley Ward, of Halifax, in the county of York, Stuff Manufacturer, for the invention of "improvements in the manufacture of woven or textile fabrics."
  • 140. To Cornelius Ward, Musical Instrument Maker, of 36, Great Titchfield-street, Mary-le-bone, in the county of Middlesex, for the invention of " a new construction of the musical instrument designated the Bassoon."
  • 141. To Cornelius Ward, Musical Instrument Maker, 36, Great Titchfield-street, Mary-le-bone, in the county of Middlesex, for an invention for "combining the musical instruments designated the drum, and the cymbals in such manner as to make them as one instrument which instrument he terms the 'cymbal drum.'"
  • 142. To Richard Mountford Deeley, of Audman Bank, in the county of Stafford, Glass Manufacturer, for the invention of "improvements

in the grates of furnaces used in the manufacture of glass."

  • 143. To Horace de Manara, of Liverpool, in the county of Lancaster, for the invention of " certain improvements and arrangements applicable

to steam boats and other navigable vessels for the purpose of preventing sea-sickness."

  • 144. To William Riddle, of East Temple-chambers, in the county of Middlesex, for the invention of "improvements in ornamenting walls, ceilings, and other surfaces."
  • 145. And Georges Edouard Gazagnaire of Marseilles, in the Empire of France, and of 16, Castle-street, Holborn, in the city of London, has given the like notice in respect of the invention of " improvements in the manufacture of nets for fishing and other purposes." — A

communication.

  • 146. To Augustus Thomas John Bullock, Lieutenant Royal Navy, for the invention of " improvements in taps and cocks."
  • 147. And to William Williams, of Eccleshall, in the county of Stafford, Engineer, for the invention of "improvements in refrigerating

apparatus."

  • 148. To George Carter, of Mottingham Lodge, Eltham, in the county of Kent, Gentleman, for the invention of "improvements in the construction of furnaces."
  • 149. To Eliezer Edwards, of Birmingham, in the county of Warwick, Manufacturer, for the invention of" an improvement in the construction

of knobs, handles, and other articles of glass, earthenware, and other vitreous and semi-vitreous substances, and in attaching the same to doors, drawers, and other articles."

  • 150. To John Addison, Captain in the service of the Honourable East India Company, of 3, Lawn-place, South Lambeth, London, for the invention of "keeping up a communication between the guards and engine driver, and between the guards and passengers, by means of a lamp signal which answers both for a day and night signal for a railway train."
  • 151. To Abraham Anton Meijsenheijin Knipsehaar, of the Hague, in the Kingdom of Holland, an Officer in the General Accounts Office there, for the invention of " an illuminated night clock."
  • 152. To George Thornton, of the Grange, Gargrave, in the county of York, Civil Engineer, for the invention of "certain improvements in

propelling vessels."

  • 153. To James Middlemass, of Edinburgh, in the county of Mid Lothian, Scotland, Merchant and Outfitter, for the invention of " the application

of a new material to the construction of portable houses and other buildings."

  • 154
  • 155. To William Taylor, of How Wood, in the county of Renfrew, North Britain, Coal Merchant, for the invention of " improvements in the production and application of heated air."
  • 156. To Matthew Andrew, of Hyde, in the county of Chester, Clerk, for the invention of " certain improvements in fastenings for windows."
  • 157. To Alexander Prince, of the Office for Patents, No. 4, Trafalgar-square, Charing Cross, for the invention of " improvements in the manufacture of articles of furniture and other articles of a useful and ornamental character by the use and application of a certain vegetable production belonging to the family of the cactus plant, and in the mode of treating and preparing such vegetable production so as to render it available for the above purposes." —A communication.
  • 158. To William Joseph Curtis, of 23, Birchin-lane, in the city of London, in the county of Middlesex, Civil Engineer, for " an invention for excavating or digging earth, and for carrying or delivering the soil."
  • 159. To Reuben Plant, of Brierly Hill, Stafford-shire, for the invention of "improvements in the construction of glass-house furnaces."
  • 160. And to John Chubb, of St. Paul's Church-yard, Patent Lock Manufacturer, and John Goater, Lock Maker, in the employ of the said John Chubb, for the invention of "improvements in locks and latches."
  • 161. To Louis Jules Joseph Malegue, Dyer, of Paris, in the French Empire, for the invention of " a certain colouring composition for dyeing

tissues, or stuffs of silk and cotton."

  • 162. To Benjamin Quinton, of Birmingham, in the county of Warwick, Manufacturer, for the invention of " a new or improved fastening for

brooches and other articles of jewellery and dress."

  • 163. To John Powell Matthew Myers, of Tenby, in the county of Pembroke, Gentleman, for the invention of " improvements in the manufacture

of artificial fuel."

  • 164. To William Sharpies, of the Star Hotel, Bolton, in the county of Lancaster, for the invention of " improvements applicable to apparatus used for marking or scoring at billiards and other games."
  • 165. To William Daniel Steevens, of Hart-street, Covent Garden, in the county of Middlesex, for the invention of " an improved mode of signalizing or conveying alarum and other signals between one part and another of a train of railway carriages."
  • 166. To George Fife, of the town and county of the town of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Doctor of Medicine, for the invention of " improvements in safety lamps, which improvements or parts thereof are applicable to other lamps."
  • 167. To John Medworth, of 9, Claremont-cottages, Campden-hill, Kensington, and Lawrence Lee, of 498, New Oxford-street, both in the county of Middlesex, for the invention of " improvements in lithographic presses."
  • 168. To Joseph Paul, of 7, Prairie Lowestoft, in the county of Suffolk, for the invention of " improvements in machinery for making drains in

land."

  • 169. To Peter Hubert Desvignes, of Lewisham, in the county of Kent, and Francis Xavier Kukla, of the same place, for the invention of "improvements in galvanic batteries."
  • 170. And to Arthur Wellington Gallon, of Peckham, in the county of Surrey, Gentleman, and Abraham Ripley, of Westminster-road, in the

county of Surrey, Engineer, for the invention of " an improvement in the modes of giving and transmitting multiplying rotative motion to shafts and other revolving bodies."

  • 171. To Henry Brinsmead, of the parish of Saint Giles-in-the-Wood, in the county of Devon, Machine Maker, for an invention for " reaping

all kinds of corn."

  • 172. To Howard Ashton Holden, of Birmingham, in the county of Warwick, Manufacturer, Edward Bull, of Birmingham aforesaid, Agent, and Alfred Knight, of Birmingham aforesaid, Machinist, for the invention of "a new or improved method of communicating between the guard and driver of a railway train."
  • 173. To Benoit Perreyon, of 39, Rue de 1'Echiquier, Paris, France, and of 4, South-street, Finsbury, London, Tailor, for the invention of

" a new mode of fastening buttons to garments, and an improved button, and also in machinery for manufacturing the same."

  • 174. To David Clovis Knab, Operative Chemists, of Rue Rossini, Paris, France, and of 4, South-street, Finsbury, London, for the invention of

" improvements in the process of, and apparatus for, distilling certain vegetable and mineral matters, and also animal bones and flesh."

  • 175. To Donald Beatson, of Mile End, in the county of Middlesex, Gentleman, for the invention of "improvements in the means of propelling ships and other floating vessels."
  • 176. To William Nairne, of South Inch Mill, Perth, in the county of Perth, Flax Spinner, for the invention of " improvements in dressing yarns for looms"
  • 177. To Charles Randolph and John Elder, both of Glasgow, in the county of Lanark, Engineers, partners of the firm of Randolph Elder and

Company, of that place, for the invention of " improvements in propelling vessels."

  • 178. To William Kendall, of Blawith, near Ulverston, in the county of Lancaster, Wood Turner, for the invention of " improvements in the manufacture of boxes and similar articles, and in the machinery or apparatus to be employed therein."
  • 179. To John Henry Johnson, of 47, Lincoln's-inn-fields, in the county of Middlesex, and of Glasgow, North Britain, Gentleman, for the invention of " improvements in aerial navigation, and in the machinery or apparatus connected therewith."—A communication.
  • 180. To John Stevenson, of Dungannon, county Tyrone, Spinner, for the invention of "improvements in machinery for spinning flax and tow."
  • 181. And to Andrew Edmund Brae, of Leeds, in the county of York, for the invention of " a method of communicating signals from one part of a railway train to another."
  • 182. And Warren Fisk Shattuck, of No. 373, Strand, in the county of Middlesex, Engineer, has given the like notice in respect of the invention of "a smut machine" — communicated to him by Leonard Smith, of Troy, in the county of Rensselaer, in the state of New York, in the United States, of America.
  • 186. To Freeman Roe, of the Strand, in the county of Middlesex, for the invention of " improvements in paving roads and streets."
  • 188. To John Sangster, of Cheapside, in the city of London, for the invention of " improvements

in umbrellas and parasols."—A communication.

  • 190. To Joseph Wiggins, of Horner-street, Lambeth, in the county of Surrey, Experimental Chemist, for the invention of "An improved cement for resisting moisture and damp."
  • 192. And to Henry Habberley Price, of Neath Abbey, in the county of Glamorgan, Civil Engineer, for the invention of " improvements in raising and forcing water and other fluids."
  • 194. To Theodore Dwight Davis, of No. 16, Castle-street, Holborn, in the county of Middlesex, for the invention of "an improved valve for steam and gas engines."
  • 198. To Thomas Frederick Cashin and Joseph Stirk, of Sheffield, in the county of York, for the invention of " a grinding machine."
  • 200. To John Henry Johnson, of No. 47, Lincoln's-inn-Fields; in the county of Middlesex, and of Glasgow, North Britain, Gentleman, for the invention of "improvements in the method of lubricating machinery, and in the mechanism or apparatus employed therein."— A communication.
  • 202. And to William Henry Moore, of Wenlock-place, Shepherdess-walk, City-road, in the county of Middlesex, Cheesemonger, for the invention of "improvements applicable to the construction of temporary dwellings."



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