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of Hilton Street, Manchester
1819 Advert: 'To SOLD by AUCTION, on the Premises in the occupation of Messrs Buckley, Sisters and Co in Hilton-street, Manchester ....' Sale included six slide lathes, two double fluting engines, two hand lathes, two squaring engines, one punching engine, one drilling lathe, one polishing lathe, one centuring lathe, one oil jar in a frame, one wheelbarrow, two pairs of bellows, two anvils, cast iron slack troughs, one cutting engine, a quantity of iron with bottom and top rollers. A variety of patterns for castings, with all kinds of tools belonging to the business. A casting for a fluting engine not fitted up. The whole of the above are nearly new and in excellent condition. For particulars, and to treat for the above by private contract apply on the premises.'
1820 Insolvent. 'James Kenworthy, late of Manchester, Lancashire, Roller-Maker carrying on trade under the firm of Buckley, Sisters, and Company.'