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Bells, Goodman and Co

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1871. Engine at Seghill Colliery
1873. Walker and Coles's Revolving Coal Screen.

Bells, Goodman & Co of Walker Engine Works, Newcastle see Walker Ironworks

c.1865 Operated the Walker Ironworks

1869 Made the tunnelling shield and castings for lining the shafts and tunnels for the Tower Subway [1]

1870 A terrible accident, involving a boiler explosion, occurred on 14th September at the works of Bells, Goodman & Co, "better and more widely known as Losh, Wilson and Bell" [2]

1871 Underground pumping and winding engines at Seghill Colliery, Northumberland [3]

1875 Advert for apparatus for condensing smoke and gases, can be seen in operation at the works of W. Lang and Co Desilverisers, Clyde Lead Works, Glasgow[4]

1875 Partnership of Thomas Bell, Thomas Bell Jnr, Henry Bell, Alfred Goodman, and T. B. Lightfoot, dissolved by mutual consent on the retirement of Alfred Goodman. Business to be carried on as Bells, Lightfoot and Co [5]

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Sources of Information

  1. [1]Timaru Herald, 26 June 1869
  2. [2] 'Local records; or, Historical register of remarkable events which have occurred in Northumberland and Durham, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and Berwick-upon-Tweed,' etc (1876)
  3. The Engineer, 14th April 1871
  4. [3]Chemical News, 6th August 1875
  5. [4]The London Gazette, 5 November 1875