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Charles Hopkinson

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Roller mills of Retford.

1881 Milling Exhibition exhibited a large silk reel of special construction. [1]

1892 Milling Exhibition exhibited 6 of his roller mills. [2]

Upon the death in September 1895 of Mr. Charles Hopkinson, of the Beehive Works, Retford, William John Jenkins began business as a gas engineer at the Beehive Works, under the title of W. J. Jenkins and Co.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1881/07/01
  2. The Engineer 1892/07/08