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Ridgway and Stott

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of Bank Top, Manchester

1809 Advert: 'Valuable Steam Engine, Geer, Rolling Mill, Lathes, &c.
SALE BY AUCTION. By Mr. Goodier, On Wednesday the 1st. day of February, 1809, at a Factory lately occupied by Messrs Ridgway and Stott, plumbers and turners, Bank Top.
One Steam Engine, ten horses power. made on the patent principle by Bateman and Sherrat, with the boiler pump, pipes. &c. A quantity of mill geering, one mill for rolling sheet lead, one mill for making patent lead pipes, sundry slide and other lathes for turning iron and copper bowls, rollers, &c one large teagle crane and rope, sundry pipes, moulds, &c one large mahogany count house desk.
Also, the adjoining, quantity of Household furniture....' [1]


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Sources of Information

  1. Manchester Mercury, 31 January 1809