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1882 North East Coast Exhibition

From Graces Guide
1882. Medal.
1882. Medal.

Opened 6th September 1882 at Tynemouth and closed on the 14th October


We take the following from the list awards made the judges in the engineering section:—

Marine and Standard Engines.— W. W. Church and Co, slide valve, silver medal; A. Wilson and Co., slide valve, bronze medal; Ross and Duncan, expanding yacht engines, diploma.

Combined Engines and Boilers.— Robey and Co., electric light engines, silver medal; J. Fowler and Co. silver medal; Tangye Brothers, bronze medal; Rose, Downs and Thompson, diploma.

Gas and Air Engines.— Menzies and Blagburn, "Otto" engine, silver medal; Andrews and Co., gas engine, bronze medal; S. Clayton and Co., gas engine, bronze medal; Caloric Engine Company, "Buckett" air engine, diploma; J. J. Butcher, gas engine, diploma.

Auxiliary Engines, Donkey Pumps, &c.— H. Watson and Co., pumps, silver medal; W. H. Allen and Co, silver medal: Adair and Co., silver medal; J. and H. Gwynne, bronze medal Pulsometer Company, bronze medal: C. Burnett, coal cutter, J. H. Kidd, and Drysdale and Pierie, all diplomas.

Steam and Hand Steering Gear.— Amos and Smith, silver medal; Donkin and Nichol, bronze medal; Harrison Patent Company, bronze medal; J. Hastie and Co., diploma.

Winches and Cranes.— Clarke, Chapman and Gurney, silver medal; Welford Brothers, bronze medal; J. Smith and Son, diploma.

Windlasses and Capstans.— Harfield and Co., silver medal; Vulcan Iron Company, bronze medal; Napier and Co., bronze medal; Emerson, Walker and Co., diploma.

Marine and Land Boilers.— Cochrane and Co., bronze medal; Joseph Adamson and Co., diploma.

Furnaces and Flanged Boiler Plates.— Leeds Forge Company, furnaces, silver medal; Leeds Forge Company, flanged plates, diploma; J. T. Eltringham, South Shields, flange plates, diploma; John Broom and Co., Bowling Iron Company, and Clarke, Chapman, and Gurney, all diplomas.

Finished Steel Forgings.— Vickers, Sons and Co.,silver medal; Palmer's Shipbuilding and Iron Company, for crank shaft, bronze medal; J. and W. Beardmore, forgings, bronze medal.

Forgings (same class).— Hawks, Crawshay and Co., silver medal; Darlington Forge Co. silver medal; Tyne Forge Co., bronze medal; B. Fletcher, diploma.

Steel Castings.— W. Jessop and Sons, silver medal; the Steel Company of Scotland, silver medal; J. Spencer and Sons, silver medal; Stanners' Close Steel Co., silver medal; Sutherst and Southern, bronze medal; Bowling Iron Co., bronze medal; J. Brown and Co., bronze medal.

Brass and Bronze Castings.— H. Wilson and Co., silver medal; Phosphor Bronze Company, silver medal;Whitley Partners, silver medal.

Finished Brass Work, Engine and Boiler Fittings.— J. Hopkinson and Co., silver medal; Harding and Sons, silver medal; Beck and Co., and J. Laing, bronze medals; Lampean and Theodam, diploma; Twizell, Sons and Reid, North Shields, diploma.

Best Exhibit of Steel Samples.— W. Spencer and Co., W. Jessop and Sons, and J. Spencer and Sons, Seebohm and Dieckstabl, and Weardale Coal and Iron Company, silver medals; Hardy, Patent Pick Company, and Newcastle Spring Company, diplomas.

Iron Samples.— Kirkstall Forge Company, silver medals.

Labour-saving Tools and Appliances. &c.— J. Barrow, Anderson and Hunting, Scriven and Co., R. H. Tweddell, H. Pooley and Co., A. A. Ricaby (for Metaline Co.'s Metaline Bushes, Dundee) and Tennett and Walker, all silver medals; R. Rogers and Co, and W. Boaz, bronze medals; W. Askwith, and Selig, Sonnenthal and Co., diplomas.

Iron, Brass, and Steel Tubes, &c.— Wilkes, Mapplebeck, A. and J. Stewart, and Anchor Tube Company, silver medals; Birmingham Tube Company, bronze medal; J. Spencer and Co. (Brunswick), diploma.

Process Manufacture.— Consett Iron Company, silver medal; J. C. Swan (exhibit), diploma.

Marine Exhibitors.

Silver Medal

Awarded to:

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Newcastle Journal - Saturday 14 October 1882
  2. The Engineer 1882/09/15
  3. The Engineer 1882/09/22
  4. The Engineer 1882/09/29
  5. The Engineer 1882/10/13, p 280.
  6. The Engineer 1882/09/15
  7. The Engineer 1882/09/29
  8. The Engineer 1882/10/13 p 272 and p 273