Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Dunn and Stivens

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Dunn and Stivens of Ordsall Lane, Salford

1840 Partnership dissolved. '...the Partnership hereto fore subsisting between us the undersigned, Samuel Dunn and Alexander Stivens, carrying on business at Salford, in the county of Lancaster, as Civil Engineers, Machine and Tool-Makers, under the firm of Dunn and Stivens, was dissolved,...'[1] [2]

1840 Advertisement for sale of equipment of the late firm of Dunn and Stivens, machine and tool makers. Items included a 4 HP high pressure steam engine; whole of the machinery for manufacturing double acting planing machines, slide lathes, key grooving and shaping machines, anvils, bellows, vices [3]

1841 Listed as engineers and tool makers, Ordsal Lane, Salford.[4]


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Sources of Information

  1. The London Gazette Publication date:25 August 1840 Issue:19887 Page:1949
  2. The London Gazette p.1949, 1840
  3. Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Saturday 5th September 1840
  4. 1841 Pigot and Slater's Directory of Manchester and Salford