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 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Charles Lacy and Co

From Graces Guide

of Tottenham Mills, Tottenham, Middx.

1829 Advert: 'Bankrupt's property.
To MANUFACTURERS.
TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION By Mr. PARKER, (of Nottingham) by order of the Assignees, upon the premises, at TOTTENHAM, in the county of Middlesex, on Monday next, the 16th day of March , and following days, (unless previously disposed of by private contract, of which due notice will be given), subject such conditions sale will then be produced,
Those extensive premises, with all Valuable MACHINERY, thereunto belonging, and thereon being situate at Tottenham aforesaid, and known by the name of the Tottenham Mills, lately occupied by CHARLES LACY and Co., as a Lace Manufactory.
The premises consist of two factories, adjacent to each other; engine-hou«e ; steam engine of 18 horse power ; forge shops ; excellent family Dwelling House, and garden; other smaller dwelling houses ; coach house ; yard, and eight acres of Land (more or less), adjoining thereto: all which property is held for a term of years, whereof fifty and upwards are unexpired.
The remainder of the property (of which the bankrupt had absolute possession) consists of an excellent and very extensive collection of Circular Bolt and Traverse Warp Power Lace Machines, with all suitable tools for the construction thereof, highly finished Lathes, 12 and 19 feet, with slide rests, by Fox, Derby, and Burton, London; Doubling Frames, by Gore, and all other eminent makers, nearly new ; and all other machinery utensils and implements requisite or adapted to the making of thread and net upon the best principles. Together also, with a large Gasometer and Apparatus for supplying the premises with gas.
The machinerv will be sold partly separately, and partly in lots, as may best suit the convenience purchasers.
The whole of the above property is in excellent repair, the machinery having been regularlv worked until the last five weeks.
The premises are supplied with every convenience, and the whole forms one of the most complete manufacturing establishents in the kingdom.
For further particulars, apply Mr. X. Parkvtrect. Nottingham, Mr. T. Hamilton, Solicitor, King-street, Manchester, Messrs. Adlington & Co. Bedford-row, London, from whom permission to inspect the premises, may be obtained.'[1]


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Sources of Information

  1. Leicester Chronicle, 14 March 1829