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Bartlett and Son

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1891.
1895.
January 1902.
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Maker of Weighing machines and Scales, of Bristol and London

Successor to J. Bartlett and Son

1861 John Bartlett, born c.1825, London, a scale beam maker and japanner, employing 22 men and 8 boys, lived in Westbury-on-Trym, with his cousin Mary Creswell[1]

1871 John Bartlett, born c.1825, London, a scale maker, lived in Westbury-on-Trym, with his cousin Mary Creswell[2]

1881 John Bartlett, born c.1825, London, an iron founder and scale maker, employing 70 men and 4 boys, lived in Westbury-on-Trym, with his cousin Mary Creswell[3]

1891 Advert. Weighing machines and weighbridges

1891 John Bartlett, born c.1825, London, was living on his own means in Westbury-on-Trym, with his cousin Mary Creswell[4]

1891 Erected weighbridge at Temple Gate, Bristol[5]

1893 Visited by the Society of Inspectors of Weights and Measures[6]

1895 Advertisement by Bartlett and Son of scale, weighing machines, canister mills and shop fittings[7]

c.1912 Acquired by Henry Pooley and Son[8]

1913 the firm became part of the Avery organisation, but continued as a separate firm. The firm was responsible for supplying and maintaining the weights and scale of many railway companies.

1929 Listed Exhibitor. Manufacturers of Bartlett Automatic Mixing Machines for Dry Foods, Cereals, Powders, etc.; Bartlett Automatic Tea Blending Machines; Bartlett Tea Cutting and Sifting Machines. (Stand No. K.19) [9]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1861 census
  2. 1871 census
  3. 1881 census
  4. 1891 census
  5. Bristol Mercury , March 19, 1891
  6. Bristol Mercury , December 6, 1893
  7. Bristol Mercury , January 1, 1895
  8. The Times, Oct 02, 1912
  9. 1929 British Industries Fair Page 15
  • [1] Bredgar and Wormshill Light Railway