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 163,128 pages of information and 245,598 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

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Charles Court and Sons

From Graces Guide
1852.

of Murray Street, Blossom Street, Ancoats, Manchester

1837 Partnership dissolved: Charles Court and John Roberts, machine makers [1]

1842 Sale Notice: Capital New Tools. By T. M. Fisher (by order of the trustee of Mr. C. Court) on Wednesday, the 19th January. 1842, at the shop occupied by him situate in Hilton-street, Port-street, Manchester; sale to commence punctually at two o'clock: FOUR Portable Upright DRILLING MACHINES, will drill from 1-16 to 2 inches; one do. , do., will drill up to six inches diameter, and take in two feet deep, all with rising tables; power planing machine, bed , 6 feet long, two feet wide, one foot six inches deep, self-actng in the angular, vertical, and horizontal cuts : capital 12-inch, double geared lathe, with planed bed; nut shaping machine, and 12-inch compound slide rest; all new, with the latest improvements, and made on the best modern principle. [2]

1852 Makers of machine tools and textile machinery (see advert).

Location? The 1849 O.S. map identifies only one industrial building at the junction of Murray Street and Blossom Street, Blossom Street Works (Wheelwright).

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Sources of Information

  1. Birmingham Journal - Saturday 22 July 1837
  2. Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Saturday 8 January 1842