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Abraham Taylor

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of 37 Addington Street, Manchester.

Iron Founders.

1839 Advertisement: 'Ironfounders and others.—Steam Engine and Boiler, Stock in Trade, Tools, Implements, and Utensils. By J. DREW (by order of the executor of the late Abraham Taylor, iron founder), on Wednesday and Thursday, the 20th and 21st days November, 1839, at the iron foundry situate in Addington-street, St. George's Road, Manchester.
The Property consists of one high pressure steam-engine of 4 horses’ power, with boiler complete; cast iron cupola; with large blocks and rope; blowing fan and fixings, moulding boxes, various wrought iron core bars, variety of wood and iron patterns for boilers, grates, ovens, pallisades, and other purposes; new pig-iron; old cast-iron; four smiths' hearths and bellows, and anvils, with the requisite quantity of tools ; with every other article for conducting the iron founding business. A very useful horse, cart, and geers ; eight mahogany chairs, in black hair seating; loo table, dressing glass, and patent mangle, new. Sale to commence at ten clock — For particulars apply on the premises.'[1]

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  1. Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser, 9th November 1839