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Atlas Engineering Co

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Atlas Engineering Co, of The Atlas Tool Works, Levenshulme, Manchester.

1894 Universal Radial drilling Machine [1]

1897 Henry Jermy left the Partnership with John Barnouin Rowcliffe and Fred Rowcliffe carrying on business as Engineers and Tool Makers at Levenshulme Mill, Levenshulme under the style or firm of the Atlas Engineering Company[2]

1898 The Partnership formerly subsisting between John Barnouin Rowcliffe and Fred Rowcliffe, carrying on business as Engineers and Tool Makers at Levenshulme Mill, Levenshulme, near Manchester, under the style of the ATLAS ENGINEERING COMPANY, has been dissolved as from the nineteenth day of October 1898.[3]

1900 Catalogue of machine tools [4]

1901 No 12 Universal Drilling Machine [5]

1905 EGM at the registered office of the Atlas Engineering Co, Virginia-street, Southport (not sure whether this was the same company), with A. Malam in the chair; agreement that the Company be wound up voluntarily[6]

1905 Atlas Engineering Co. Ltd was in liquidation; general meeting of the members at 5 Tulketh Street, Southport[7]

1908 John Barnouin Rowcliffe was trading as Atlas Engineering Co of West Didsbury.

Did this company then move to Leeds and/or Newcastel? See Atlas Engineering Co (of Leeds) and/or Atlas Engineering Co (of Newcastle upon Tyne)

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer of 23rd November 1894 p445
  2. London Gazette 23 Feb 1897
  3. The London Gazette 3 February 1905
  4. The Engineer of 4th May 1900 p472
  5. Fielden’s Magazine Vol 4
  6. London Gazette 27 jan 1905
  7. The London Gazette 6 June 1905