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James Hart and Son

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of Ancholme Ironworks, Brigg and at Caistor (Near Grimsby)

founded by James Hart (1791-1848)

1854 Advertisement. 'JAMES HART and SON, General Engineers, Agricultural Implement and Machine Makers, Brass and Iron Founders, Brigg and Caistor, respectfully invite the attention of agriculturists and the public generally to their Steam Thrashing Engines, in which boilers of improved principle are introduced, being constructed with flues and water spaces. The flues are arranged so that the flame traverses three times the length of the boiler....'[1]

A small operation that flourished in the 1860s and 1870s. Ceased in business around 1880 [2]


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Sources of Information

  1. Stamford Mercury - Friday 18 August 1854
  2. Steam Engine Builders of Lincolnshire by Ronald H. Clark. Published 1955 by Goose and Son