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C. D. Young

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Hand-operated winch (crab) at Marlborough Vintage Farm Machinery, Blenheim, NZ
Closer view of crab

C D Young & Co., St Leonards' Iron and Engineering Works , Perth, Edinburgh, and London

1864 Advertisement in the Wellington Independent (New Zealand) offering for sale a number of stationary engines and boilers, and also single and double purchase crabs (winches). The advert was placed by W & G Turnbull & Co., agents for C D Young & Co., St Leonards' Iron and Engineering Works, Perth [1]

1874 'Charles Denoon Young, residing at Inveralmond, near Perth, sole Partner of the Firn of C. D. YOUNG & Co., Engineers, Contractors, and Boilermakers, St Leonards' Works near Perth, and presently a prisoner in the Prison of Perth, has presented a petition… for liberation…'[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. [1]Wellington Independent, Volume XX, Issue 2218, 13 June 1865, Page 3
  2. [2]The Edinburgh Gazette, 13th October1874