Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 149,709 pages of information and 235,473 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Reservoir Mill

From Graces Guide

in Beswick, Manchester

1862 Advertisement: 'On sale, a pair of marine engines, 33-inch cylinders, 3 ft stroke, with side-lever motion, and made by Peel, Williams, and Peel. Will be sold very cheap.—Apply John Collinson, Reservoir Mill, Beswick, near Manchester, where the engines can be seen.'[1]

1904 Reference to bankruptcy adjudication - R Barnes and R P Hamell, trading as Burton, Hamell and Co., cotton towel mfrs and merchants [2]

1906 Manchester County Court: Legal claim by Edward Smith, engineer, of the Garnett Street Works, Bradford, Yorks, who sued Mr. J. W. Sackville, trading as the York Raising Company, Reservoir Mills, Beswick, for fifty pounds royalty on machine supplied for making watermarks of regular design on cloth, and thirty pounds ten shillings, the price of the machine.[3]


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Sources of Information

  1. Liverpool Daily Post, 12 August 1862
  2. Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser, 29 October 1904
  3. Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser, 17 August 1906