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Sharpe and Co

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of the Phoenix Foundry, Lancaster

1850 The Foundry was acquired by Edmund Sharpe

1874 Exhibited one of Cushell's patent self-acting dampers[1]

1879 Matthew Henry Simpson became managing partner of Sharpe, Simpson and Co

1886 The partnership with Francis Sharpe was dissolved; Francis Sharpe continued the business[2]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1874
  2. The London Gazette, 25 January 1887

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