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of Vulcan Works, Dudley Hill, Bradford
1896 Commenced trading as Newton and Bean
1902 Inquest into factory accident.
1904 Name plate of 'Ellen'. Exhibit at Bradford Industrial Museum
1908 Partnership changed. '...the Partnership formerly subsisting between William Newton, Henry Bean, and James Siddell Mitchell, under the style of "NEWTON, BEAN, AND MITCHELL," at Dudley Hill, in the city of Bradford, as Engineers, was, so far as concerns the said William Newton, dissolved by his death on the 12th day of October, 1905. The business has been since then and will henceforth be carried on by the said Henry Bean and James Siddell Mitchell under the same style...'
1917 Advert for Corliss drop valve and Uniflow engines
1917 Advert. Corliss, drop-valve and Uniflow engines for textile industry
1919 Advert for Corliss drop valve and Uniflow engines
1921 Uniflow engine. Exhibit at Bradford Industrial Museum (see photo)
1927 Advert. Engine builders
1929 Partnership changed. '...the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us, the undersigned, Henry Bean, James Siddell Mitchell, William Henry Bean, and Willie Scott, carrying on business as Engineers, at Dudley Hill, in the city of Bradford, under the style or firm of NEWTON, BEAN & MITCHELL, has been dissolved, by mutual consent, as from the 30th day of April, 1929, so far as regards the said James Siddell Mitchell....'
1940 Advert for general engineering and millwright works. Iron castings
Engines on display at Northern Mill Engine Society