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James Williams (Bath)

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of Pickwick Iron Works, Broad Quay, Bath

  • Advertised as a manufacturer of every description of steam engines, machinery and machine tools, lathes, planes, slotting, punching, shearing, grooving, wheel-cutting, drilling and general shaping machines, stocks and dies, surface plates and straight edges. 'JW's high pressure pendulous steam engine is the simplest ever contrived, having but three working joints'. [1]
  • Reference to correspondence concerning an engine made and supplied by Pickwick Iron Works, Bath to the Temple Cloud Coalworks, Somerset [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] Exposition Universelle, 1855: Catalogue of the Works Exhibited at the British Section of the Exhibition
  2. [2] National Archives Papers of the Hippisley Family of Ston Easton