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The Manchester Association for the Prevention of Steam Boiler Explosions, of 41 Corporation St, Manchester
1854 The Association was formed
1853 (more probably 1855) Robert Bewick Longridge was appointed chief inspector of the Manchester Steam Users Association for the prevention of boiler explosions and for the attainment of economy in the application of steam.
1858 Robert Longridge left the association
1859 Henry William Harman was appointed Chief Engineer to the Manchester Association for the prevention of Steam Boiler Explosions
1861 Mr Harman retired
1862 Lavington Evans Fletcher was chief engineer
c.1869 became the Manchester Steam Users Association