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Thomas Holme Maude

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Dyer, of Whitebirk, Blackburn

1835 Auction Notice: 'To Dyers, Bleachers, &c. &c Exempt from Auction Duty. Mr. HOPWOOD, on Friday, April 3d, 1835, at the Dye Works, Whitebirk, near Blackburn, (by Order of the assignees of Mr. Thomas Holme Maude :) ALL the BLEACHING, DYEING, and PRINTING UTENSILS, upon the said premises, comprising one new Portable Steam Engine, eight horsepower, Railton*; one new Steam Boiler, ten horse power, by Low Moor Company; one new Drying Machine, with fourteen cylinders, 6 feet 2 inches wide, with iron frame, by Webster, Birch, and two circular Stone Kiers; several square and circular cisterns and backs; malleable iron shafting, with bevil and spur wheels; lead pipes, brass cocks ; singeing frame, hydraulic Press, three and a half inches ram; ? And frame; dash wheels and water wheel; with a variety of cisterns, winces, frames, &c.-—-……..descriptive particulars, may be had by applying to Mr. Thomas Stones, and Mr. Thomas Graham, the Assignees; … [1]

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  1. Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Saturday 28 March 1835