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 163,138 pages of information and 245,599 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

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Ardrey, Beckett and Smith

From Graces Guide
1864.

of Manchester

Spindle manufacturers.

1864 An article in The Engineer of 26 August 1864 describes a lathe for high rates of production of small components invented by Ardrey, Beckett & Smith

1867 Partnership dissolved between Samuel Bradley Ardrey, Samuel Beckett, and Walton Smith, spindle and machine makers[1].

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Sources of Information

  1. The London Gazette, Nov 15th, 1867