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Curry and Mannock

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of Dukinfield

Steam engine makers

1843 'By Mr. JOHN OUSEY, at the house of Mr. Robt. Hall, the sign of the Queen's Arms, Furnace Hill, in Dukinfield, in the parish of Stockport, in the county of Chester, on Wednesday, the 18th day of October, 1843, subject to such conditions as will be there and then produced:
ALL that Plot or Parcel of LAND, situate in Dukinfield aforesaid, containing 1344 superficial square yards, or thereabouts, (except the mines and quarries under the same); and also the spacious IRON FOUNDRY and MACHIINE or TURNING SHOP, recently erected and built upon part of the said plot of land, with the steam engine, steam boiler, furnaces, turning lathes, crane, shafting, and millgeering to the same belonging, and which premises were late in the Messrs. Higgins and Mannock, but are now in the possession of Messrs. Curry and Mannock, or one of them, and are held in lease under the Dukinfield Trust, ...... For further particulars apply to the Auctioneer; at the offices of Mr. Mellor, in Ashton-under-Lyne.'[1]

1844 Partnership dissolved between Joseph Curry and James Mannock[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Saturday 30 September 1843
  2. Chester Chronicle - Friday 26 January 1844