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Youngs (Lifting Appliances)

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1898.
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1914. Patent triple ram detachable hydraulic furnace jack.
1914. Patent triple ram detachable hydraulic furnace jack.
1914. Ryland quick lowering and worm screw block, with control brake.
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1927. Lifting tackle.
December 1929.
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of Ryland Street Works, Birmingham

1856 Established as John Williams.

1887 Harry William Young joined with his brother (David Thomas Young) in purchasing the businesses of John Williams, of Ryland street, Birmingham, and of W. Eades and Co., of St. Peter's place, to form the present firm.

1892 Patent a hydraulic bolt forcer

1909 Harry Young died

1913 Mr. D. T. Young, J.P. was the sole proprietor[1]

By 1951 had adopted the current name

1951 Advert. Locomotive jacks, chain and pulley blocks, crab winches, wall hoists and other equipment.

1960 Advert. Makers of hydraulic tools, presses and jacks. Screw lifting jacks, crab winches, chain pulley blocks, travel chain blocks etc.

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Sources of Information

  1. Steamship Journal, Oct 1913.
  • Mechanical World Year Book 1951. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p141
  • Mechanical World Year Book 1960. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p154