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of 166 Wapping (1862)
of 40 West India Dock Road (1871)
1848 John Kirkaldy, of Wapping was involved in a dispute concerning the settlement reached over the bankruptcy of James Richard Baskett, of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Corn Merchant, Dealer and Chapman
1862 Exhibited a ship's fire engine.
1870 Death of his son Thomas
1871 John G Kirkaldy 56, plumber, lived in Stoke Newington with Isabella Kirkaldy 39, John Kirkaldy 17, ship's engineer, Margaret Kirkaldy 12, James Kirkaldy 10, Robert Kirkaldy 5, Adam W Kirkaldy 3, Patrick Kirkaldy 2 Weeks
1871 John, Junior became foreman to his father
1873 John, Junior became manager to his father
1875 John Junior had a particular interest in Distilling Apparatus which was featured in The Engineer 1875/10/22.
1883 Distillation apparatus for transports in Egypt Campaign
1883 Exhibited anti-fouling composition for ships - see John Kirkaldy and Son
1884 Introduced marine feed water heaters
1885 Distillation equipment supplied for 3 large water-producing and storage steamers for the Egypt Campaign
1886 Dissolution of the partnership between John Kirkaldy, Thomas Kirkaldy, and James Kirkaldy, at West India Dock-road, Limehouse, and the Engine Works, Royal Albert Dock, and elsewhere, as Marine Engineers, Manufacturers of Fresh Water Distilling Plant, Feed Water Heaters, and Condensers, also as Boilermakers, Iron and Brass Founders, Ship Repairers, Coppersmiths, Tin and Iron Plate Workers, Blacksmiths, and Wholesale and Export Ironmongers, under the style of John Kirkaldy.