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G. B. Kirkland

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Iron column at the former London Carriage Works in Hope Street, Liverpool

of Vauxhall Foundry, Banastre Street, Liverpool


Marriage: George Brown Kirkland, ironfounder, aged 38, of 17 Albert Road West, married Sarah Ann Bramley, aged 26, of 45 St. Michaels Road, at St Michael in the Hamlet, Aigburth, Lancs, on 14 August 1890. Kirkland's Father: George Kirkland, deceased, Baker. Bride's Father: John Bramley, Brewer.[1]

1892 Advert: 'To Ironfounders, Engineers, Boilermakers, and others.
To close an Estate.-Mrs Margaret Krohne, is prepa-gardens, Limekiln-lane.
The Premises are now held under a seven years' lease dated September 27, 1887, to Mr. Geo. B. Kirkland, at annunalrental of £77.
Frontage of premises 20 yards; depth 25 yards 2 feet
Plant and Machinery - vertical engine and upright boiler, with shafting and fan complete; two Jib cranes, one smith's fire, two core ovens (one large and one small)
Tenders to be addressed to E. Chetter, auctioneer, 10, Minster-buildings, Church-street, Liverpool.' [2]

Note: Vauxhall Foundry was presumably originally occupied by George Forrester and Co.

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] Marriages at St Michael-in-the-Hamlet in the District of Aigburth, Liverpool
  2. Liverpool Mercury - Saturday 23 January 1892