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Embleton and Co

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Yorkshire Foundry, Black Bull Street, Leeds.

formerly Embleton, Mackenzie and Co

See Denis Embleton

1895 Sale of the factory machinery. ' YORKSHIRE FOUNDRY, LEEDS. To Engineers, Machinists, Brokers, and Others. SALE of MACHINE and HAND TOOLS, PATTERNS, &c. ..... at the Yorkshire Foundry, Black Bull-street, Leeds (late in the occupation of Messrs. Embleton and Co.), THE MACHINE TOOLS, &c., Comprising treble-geared boring and surfacing lathe; 29 double-geared sliding, screw-cutting, surfacing, boring, and hand lathes, from 8 1/2in. to l9in. centres, on planed iron straight and gap beds to 32ft. long: excellent and powerful self-acting planing machine, with four tool boxes, to admit 8ft. by 6ft., with two beds; ditto to plane 3ft. by 2ft. 6in., with bed 5ft. 6in. long: two slotting machines, 10in. and 8in. stroke; horizontal boring machines; shaping, drilling, and punching sod shearing machines; double-geared headstocks; 6-cwt. steam-hammer, by Massey, Dunham's Patent; spring hammer; cold-iron saw, by Hill; smiths' tools and cranes, lathe; boring. drilling, and screwing tackle; spare face-plates, saw and other chucks, mandrills, planed angle blocks end packings, steel machine and hand tools, cast pulleys and fly-wheels; set of Whitworth's gauges from 1/2 in. to 3in. case; new steel duplex punching machines for hand; blocks end ropes, belting, new tool steel end bar iron, two excellent pattern makers' benches, patterns and drawings for lathes and other machine tools, platform weighing machine. office furniture, end sundry effects....'[1]

The Yorkshire Foundry was later in the occupation of Thomas Beecroft and Co

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Sources of Information

  1. Leeds Mercury - Saturday 27 April 1895