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R. and W. Oram

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of John Street, Salford

1842 Robert Oram and William Oram: Patent 1140 relating to improvements in hydraulic presses [1]

1850 Robert & William Oram, machinists and hydraulic press manufacturers, John Street, Salford. Robert Oram, machine maker (R & W Oram), New Road, Whit Lane, Pendleton; William Oram machine maker (R & W Oram), Hampden Cottage, Grecian Street, Lower Broughton. Note: there is also a William Oram, mechanic, Barlow’s Buildings, Salford [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] The London Gazette p.1838
  2. Slater's Directory of Manchester & Salford, 1850