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John Elce (1823- )

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1823 Born

1863 Listed as "Elce, John, machine maker (J. Elce and Co), Wharnforth" [1]

1865 His business took Limited liability status.

1866 John Elce, Elce and Co, Phoenix Iron Works, Manchester, joined the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.[2]

By 1880 had retired from the business

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Sources of Information

  1. 1863 Slater's Directory of Manchester and Salford
  2. 1866 Institution of Mechanical Engineers