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Bullivant and Co

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1889. Plan of the works.
December 1889.
June 1898.
February 1901.
September 1902.
1913. Flexible steel wire ropes.
1917. Steel wire ropes.

Bullivant and Co of 72 Mark Lane and Millwall, wire rope makers and engineers.

1863 Company formed when William Munton Bullivant and John Henry Allen took over the business of James Stephenson

1874 Bullivant took over the Wire Tramway Co and renamed it Bullivants Aerial Ropeways

1889 Description of their works at Millwall. [1]

1900 Catalogue of steel ropes, appliances and rope-ways. [2]

1914 Wire rope manufacturers. Specialities: flexible steel wire hawsers and ropes, mining and hauling ropes, blocks, pulleys and all appliances for working wire ropes. [3]

1924 One of eight companies merged into British Ropes Ltd on its formation[4].

1927 Advert for steel wire ropes. (of Dagenham Dock) [5]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1889/03/22 p243
  2. The Engineer 1900/10/26 p427
  3. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  4. National Archives
  5. Mechanical World Year Book 1927. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p106