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 163,136 pages of information and 245,598 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

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.

Francis Alton Calvert

From Graces Guide
1861.
1862.

Francis Alton Calvert of Calvert and Garnett

1851 Award at the 1851 Great Exhibition. See details at 1851 Great Exhibition: Reports of the Juries: Class VI.

1860 Patent 2276. 'Improvements in machinery and apparatus for opening, burring, cleaning, and carding cotton, and other fiberous materials, part of which is applicable to opening twisted yarns and woven fabrics'[1]

There are a number of other patents for Calvert in this period

1862 Image of Cotton Gins made by John Elce and Co, designed by Francis Alton Calvert.

1866 Patent 1465. 'Francis Alton Calvert and Francis Calvert both of the city of manchester, Engineers, for an invention of 'improvements in machinery for burring, ginning, cleaning, and carding cotton and fiberous substances'[2]

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