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Ardrey, Beckett and Smith

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of Manchester

Spindle manufacturers.

1864 An article in The Engineer of 26 August 1864 describes a lathe for high rates of production of small components invented by Ardrey, Beckett & Smith

1867 Partnership dissolved between Samuel Bradley Ardrey, Samuel Beckett, and Walton Smith, spindle and machine makers[1].

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Sources of Information

  1. The London Gazette, Nov 15th, 1867