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Bradley and Craven of Westgate Common Foundry, Wakefield.
By 1853 the company’s stiff plastic brickmaking machines were being sold throughout the UK and to many overseas markets, including South Africa, Germany and Australia.
1855 A 16-hp A-frame engine installed at Tattershall - Dogdyke.
1884 Two Rotative Beam Engines for Scarborough Waterworks (Irton Station)
1894 June. Royal Agricultural Society's Show. Mixing, moulding and pressing machine for bricks and tiles. 
1894 Brick and Tile Press. Article and illustration. 
1895 Advert. 
1898 Became private company.
1900 June. Royal Agricultural Show at York. Showed a brick and tile moulding and pressing machine. 
1914 Engineers. Specialities: everything connected with brick, pipe and tile machinery, colliery work, sheet-metal working machinery. Employees 300. 
1961 Manufacturers of clayworking machinery. 350 employees.