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Edward Green (Manchester)

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1824 A sale of cotton machinery, tools, etc, by order of the trustees of Thomas Marriott at New Bridge Mills, Water Street, Manchester, included '.... several excellent lathes, one clock-maker's engine, by E. Green.[1]. It is not clear whether Green made the lathes or just the clockmaker's engine (presumably a gear cutting machine).

1825 Listed as a lathe and tool maker at Phoenix Foundry, Swan Street, Manchester. Home address: 5 Chadderton Street[2]. Note: Phoenix Foundry was previously occcupied by Peel, Williams and Co.

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Sources of Information

  1. Manchester Mercury, 7 December 1824
  2. 'History, Directory, and Gazeteer of the County of Lancaster', Vol 2, by Edward Baines and W. Parson