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Union Engineering Co

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April 1870.
1884. From Kelly’s Directory of Worcestershire
June 1888. Colliery ventilation.

Union Engineering Co of Booth St., Manchester, maker of stationary engines. [1]

By 1870 was "late C. Schiele and Co and Crighton, Teal and Diggle" - see advert

George Chapman Peel, John Crighton and Robert Crighton

1891 Partnership dissolved between George Chapman Peel, John Crighton and Robert Crighton carrying on business as Machinists at Holt Town and Clarence Street, Manchester as Union Engineering Co [2]

1892 Address Pollard Street East, Ancoats. Recently made 'the largest fan in the world' for Clydach Colliery.

1904 The Schiele Union Engineering Company constructed an improved Combined Power and Drop Hammer.[3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Stationary Steam Engines of Great Britain by George Watkins. Vol 10
  2. London Gazette
  3. The Engineer 1904/05/20