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R. and J. Gledhill

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R. & J. Gledhill of Bradley Mill, Huddersfield

Makers of stationary steam engines[1]

1857 Boiler manufactory of Gledhill, Mitchell and Armitage at Bradley Mill, Leeds Road[2]

1872 Two beam engines at J B Brierley and Co., Turnbridge, Huddersfield[3]

1894 Advertisement for equipment salvaged from fire at Rookery Cotton Mills, Mold Green, Huddersfield, included a compound Horizontal steam engine with 40in. low and 20 1/8in. high pressure cylinders, 5ft. 6in. stroke, spur fly-wheel and pinion spur wheel, by Robert Gledhill.[4]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 'Stationary Steam Engines of Great Britain: Vol 10' by George Watkins: Landmark Publishing Ltd
  2. The Engineer1857/12/04
  3. ‘Stationary Steam Engines of Great Britain: Volume 1: Yorkshire‘. Landmark Publishing Ltd., 2000
  4. Huddersfield Chronicle, 18th August 1894