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Lynch and Inglis

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Lynch & Inglis of Charles Street, Brook Street, Manchester

1850 Makers of hydraulic presses, lathe and tool makers. Address: Charles Street, Brook Street. Edward James Lynch, engineer (Lynch & Inglis), 56 Welcomb Street, Hulme; Thomas Inglis, engineer (Lynch & Inglis), 13 Rosamund Place, Chorlton-on-Medlock [1].

1851 Award at the 1851 Great Exhibition for vertical cylinder direct-acting engine. See details at 1851 Great Exhibition: Reports of the Juries: Class V.

1851 One-horse portable steam engine for driving agricultural or other machinery [2]

1856 The writer of an article concerning engineering in Brazil noted that at the Ponta d'Area Foundry at Nitherohy [Ponta d'Areia, Niterói], a Mr Maylor was the General Manager, and 'I noticed Mr Lynch, formerly of the firm of Lynch & Inglis of Manchester, in the position of foreman. The establishment is devoted to general engineering and mill work, iron founding and boat building....' [3]

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Sources of Information

  1. Slater's Directory of Manchester & Salford, 1850
  2. Official Catalogue of the Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations, 1851
  3. [1] The Practical Mechanic’s Journal, p.214 April 1856 - March 1857