Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,107 pages of information and 245,598 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

John Richmond (Chelmsford)

From Graces Guide

1837 Sale notice: 'To Engineers, Machinists, Founders, Ironmongers, Builders, and Others. —By Mr. FULLER, This Day, Jan. 19, and following Day, at Eleven, on the Premises, Thames-street, Bankside, near the Southwark-bridge, by direction of the Trustees of John Richmond, engineer, of Chelmsford, removed to London for convenience of Sale, A Powerful Engine-turning Lathe, with slow and quick motion'; two cast iron lathes, nine and six feet long; a capital hydraulic press of 100 tons pressure, well adapted for a printer, bookbinder, er stationer; boring machine, nine feet long; portable condensing steam-engine, of 31-horse power; Marriott's cooking range ; two new high pressure steam boilers, suitable for land or marine purposes, of 18-horse power each; vices, anvils, taps and dies, flywheels, two patent blowing machines, two blast furnaces, forge bellows, 50 pair flasks, thrashing machine, founder's truck, founder's crane, crushing mill, smiths' tools, clock wheel cutting machine, smiths' troughs, 20 tons of iron columns, rick standards, grating, furnace bars, weights, &c., five tons of spur, bevel, truck, barrow, and pinion wheels; 2,000 feet cast iron pipe, five and six Inch; two tons pump work, quantity drain water pipe, 30 cwt. railing bars, various patterns; two very powerful wharf cranes, five tons chicory, chicory roasting machines, four coolers, sifting bins, sieves, chicory mill, 10 rods brickwork, dozen files, stone masons' chisels, saws, spades, and shovels, measures, bits, gauges, plantation bill and hooks, two tons spike nails, crowbars, rick Irons, 10 as meters, three light meters, by Milne; lifting jack, 500 hand bills, 20 dozen pit saw files, 10 dozen frying pans, 20 sets fire irons, six pair blocks, and close-bodied cart.—To be viewed on Wednesday previous to the sale. Catalogues had on the premises ; and of Mr. Fuller, 13, Biliter -street, Fenchurch. street.'[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. Morning Herald (London) - Thursday 19 January 1837

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