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Burchfield and Son

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Weighing scales at the Colonel Stephens Railway Museum

of 1 & 8 West Smithfield, London

Agricultural Implement and weighing scale makers.

See Thomas Burchfield

1800 Established

1850. Mentioned. 'Weighing machine exhibited at the stands of Burchfield and Son, of Smithfield'[1]

1861 Advertisement. 'Burchfield and son (Established 1800), Manufacturers of AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS, SCALES, WEIGHTS, AND WEIGHING MACHINES. MILL-MAKERS AND MACHINISTS To her Majesty's Honourable Board of Ordnance. No. 8, WEST SMITHFIELD, Removed from No. 1. Catalogues forwarded application.'[2]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Morning Advertiser - Thursday 26 December 1850
  2. London City Press - Saturday 26 October 1861