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John Wolstenholme

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From Design & Work, 1880
1882. Steam fire pump.
1886 Fire pump for Joy Mill.
1886. Steam fire engine, Joy Mill.

of Radcliffe (Radcliffe Bridge), near Manchester.

  • Makers of steam engines and pumps. [1]

The business of John Wolstenholme (1834- )

1886 Fire pump for the Joy Mill Co of Failsworth. 12" bore, 15" stroke steam cylinders [2]

presumably succeeded by J. Wolstenholme and Son

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Sources of Information

  1. ‘Design & Work’ magazine, 18th September 1880
  2. 'The Engineer' 29th January 1886