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Tavistock Iron Works and Steel Ordnance Co

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of Tavistock

Presumably successor to Tavistock Iron Works

1865 Advertisement: 'TAVISTOCK IRON WORKS AND STEEL ORDNANCE COMPANY, LIMITED, LATE GILL and Co.,
ENGINEERS, MANUFACTURERS OF STEAM ENGINES, BOILERS, AND MACHINERY, of every description.
CAST AND HAMMERED IRON CHAINS, SHOVELS, EDGE TOOLS, AND EVERY VARIETY OF IMPLEMENT FOR MINING, MANUFACTURING, AND AGRICULTURAL PURPOSES.
RAILWAY WORK OF ALL KINDS.
N.B.—Various descriptions of Second-Hand Engines and Machinery constantly on hand.'[1]

1866 Advert. Late Gill and Co (of Tavistock). Engineers, manufacturers of Steam Engines, Boilers and machinery.[2]


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Sources of Information

  1. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Friday 27 January 1865
  2. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Thursday 29 March 1866