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  • ...nters engineers, Leeds). —Interment at Oldfield Lane Cemetery, Wortley, to-day (Wednesday), December 19. 2.30 p.m. .... Yorkshire Post and Leeds ...FOUNDRY CHAIRMAN DIES AGED 85. Mr John Dockray Ratcliff, chairman of John Ratcliff and Sons, Ltd, Whingate Foundry, has died at his home in Street Lane, Moort
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  • 1962 J. F. Ratcliff (Holdings) was wound upIMI Archives
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  • 1827 Michael Thomas Bass (1799-1884)Michael Thomas Bass succeeded to the leadership of Bass and Co.
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  • 1961 Bass, Ratcliff and GrettonBass acquired the Wenlock Brewery Co Ltd East London 1961 Bass, Ratcliff and Gretton merged with Mitchells and Butlers to form Bass, Mitchel
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  • ...ff Gas Co began business in WappingThe Times, Jul 26, 1921. The Ratcliff Gas Light and Coke Company was incorporated by Act of Parliament. 1836 Supplied the gas for Charles Green (1785-1870)Charles Greens balloon which was launched at VauxhallThe Times
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  • of Warrington and Burton-on-Trent. 1923 Acquired by Bass, Ratcliff and Gretton.
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  • ...afe CoThomas Milner and Son, safe makers, with his son William Milner Ratcliff and John M. Horner. ...ist oxy-acetyline blowpipe. All thief resisting safes are fitted with drill-proof doors and interchangeable key lock invented by the company in 1901. Th
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  • 1961 Mitchells and Butlers merged with Bass, Ratcliff and Gretton to form Bass, Mitchells and Butlers
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  • 1836 The Ratcliff Gas Co, of Wapping acquired the works of its opponents, the East London
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  • Category: Town - Ratcliff
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  • ...l, and Salkeld, engineers and iron ship builders, of Glasshouse fields, Ratcliff and Orchard Wharf, Blackwall Post Office London Directory (Small Editi ...gineers and Steam Engine Manufacturers, and carried on by us, at Glasshouse-fields and Blackwall, in Ihe county of Middlesex, under the firm of Miller
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  • Rope, line and twine manufacturers of 18 Broad Street, Ratcliff, and Bow Common Lane, London.
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  • image:Im20161111RB-BassMalt.jpg thumb 2012. Bass Maltings – Sleaford – November (photo by image:Im20161111RB-BassMalt1.jpg thumb 2012. Bass Maltings – Sleaford – November (photo b
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  • Barnes and Miller of Glasshouse Fields, Ratcliff, Poplar, London; later of Blackwall. ...iff, as manufacturing engineers, with the aim of building engines for steam-vessels. Barnes was a godson of James Watt and both received their train
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  • ...s due to and by the late firm will be received and paid by the said Edward Ratcliff, who for the future will carry on the said business on his own account, and
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  • 1875 the Commercial Company bought the Ratcliff Gas CoRatcliff Gas Light and Coke Co. ...n the opposite side of the River Lea from the Imperial Companys Bromley-by-Bow works.
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  • ...oad, London, W.C.; Chief Seaborne Coal Office: The Wharf, 2, Broad Street, Ratcliff, E.; City Office: 2, Coal Exchange, E.C.
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  • ...d tunnel crossing beneath the River Thames in East London. It connects the Ratcliff district of Limehouse in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets north of the r ...tunnels construction was authorised by the Thames Tunnel (Rotherhithe and Ratcliff) Act of 1900 despite considerable opposition from local residents, nearly 3
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  • ...Thomas Satchwell James was a shareholderhttp://calthorpe.info/company-history Calthorpe Motorcycle history The company was a Birmingham-based cycle firm and were one of the earliest makers of motorised tricycles
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  • Thornewill and Warham of Burton-on-Trent were brewery engineers 1861 Commenced locomotive building for Bass, Ratcliff and GrettonBass, Ratcliffe and Gretton
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  • ...n made a balloon ascent from the works of the company at Hanley, Stoke-on-TrentThe Hull Packet and Original Weekly Commercial, Literary and Gener ...urchase the works of the Poplar Gas Light Co and the Ratcliff Gas CoRatcliff Gas Light Co came to nothing, although after the 1829 Act was obtained, t
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  • ...Worthington and Co Brewery was founded by William Worthington (1723-1800) who with the help of his wife Ann Tarratt purchased a brewery in the
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  • ...avern, Kensington ; and of the Auctioneer, No. 33, Lombard-street, and High-street, Shadwell. ...-buildings, Strand; and of the Auctioneer, No. 33, Lombard street, and High-street, Shadwell. Morning Advertiser, 17 March 1838
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  • image:Im1964EnV218-p749b.jpg thumb 1964. Witton Brass and Copper Strip Mill - Heavy gauge cle
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  • Note: This is a sub-section of 1867 Institution of Mechanical Engineers 1856. John Anderson (1814-1886)Anderson, John, Superintendent of Machinery to the War Department, R
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  • Note: This is a sub-section of 1866 Institution of Mechanical Engineers 1856. John Anderson (1814-1886)Anderson, John, Superintendent of Machinery to the War Department, R
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  • Note: This is a sub-section of 1939 Whos Who in Engineering ...), H.M. Dockyard, Portsmouth, and Admiralty (E. in C. Dept.), all from 1895-1913; Joined Vickers, Ltd., 1913. Inventor of mean speed indicator for turbi
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  • Note: This is a sub-section of 1939 Whos Who in Engineering ..., Devenport; four years in Dockyard Sch. (awarded I.N.A. Scholarship); 1930-35, R.N. Coll., Greenwich (1851 Exh., etc.); 1935, Staff of W. Hartlepool Te
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  • This list is based on the index published in the six-volume series of 1993 Key British Enterprises published by Dun and Bradstree George KentABB Kent-Taylor
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  • Note: This is a sub-section of 1939 Whos Who in Engineering ...trams, Ltd., 4 years; Kings Coll., London; Christs Coll., Cambridge; 1914-19, mobilised with City of Edin. (Fortress) R.E.; O. i.c. R.E. Workshops and
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