and William Abell Ltd, of Brook Street Iron Works, Derby
1851 Silk throwing machinery 'recently erected' by William Abell, the property of Thompson and Co, Cavnedish Street, Derby, advertised for sale 
Iron and brass founders, makers of a variety of machines. 
c.1906 Single cylinder steam engine for Derby Malt Vinegar Co. Removed to Derby Industrial Museum in 1986.
1910 William Abell of Uttoxeter New Road, Derby, died on 22 October, aged 66.
Sources of Information
- Derby Mercury, 30 April 1851
- Advertisement in 'Days in Derbyshire' by Spencer T Hall, 1863
- Plate 40, ‘The End of a Revolution: The Last Days of Stationary Steam’ by Colin Bowden, Landmark Publishing Ltd., 2008
- Derbyshire Advertiser and Journal - Friday 28 April 1911