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Lawrence Brothers

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of City Ironworks, Pitfield St, London

1852 Frederick Lawrence (1828-1864) entered into partnership with his brother, Alfred Lawrence, and they jointly established the City Ironworks, London, where Frederick was able to turn to practical account his mathematical and engineering knowledge.

1858 Showed patented sluice for locks

1862 Special recognition at the 1862 London Exhibition

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