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Joshua Taylor Beale of Whitechapel and Greenwich, London.
1828 'Specification of the Patent granted to Joshua Taylor Beale, of Church-lane, Whitechapel, in the county of Middlesex, Engineer; and George Richardson Porter, of Old Broad Street, in the city of London, Merchant, for "a new mode of communicating Heat for various purposes". Dated July 19, 1828
Patented Beale's Exhausters.
1837 May have bid to supply the London and Croydon Railway with locomotives.
1843 Beale's patent rotary engine and tubular boiler (Mr Beale of East Greenwich). He named his rotary steam engine "Anti-John Scott Russell Steam Engine", referring to an opponent of this type of engine
1847 Steam engine and boiler maker, of East Greenwich
c.1849 Single-cylinder A-frame condensing beam engine for The Silk Mill, Glemsford. This engine is now in the care of Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums, having previously been on display in Newcastle.
1850 Partnership dissolved - J. T. Beale, C. Enderby, H. Enderby, and G. Enderby, East Greenwich, engineers.
1862 Beale's engines were used by many of the London gas companies for driving exhausters
1866 Joshua Taylor Beale (age 72) died in Greenwich