Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 148,487 pages of information and 233,925 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

David Rollo and Sons

From Graces Guide

Jump to: navigation, search

Of Fulton Engine Works, 9, Blackstone Street, Liverpool. (1891)

See David Rollo

1873. Mentioned. David Rolls(sic), engineer, Great Howard Street.[1]

1878 Acquired the Fulton Engine Works and Regent Foundry, Bentinck St, from Messrs Braid and Hughes[2]

1891 For description of works see 1891 The Practical Engineer

1907 Mentioned as David Rolls(sic) and Sons, shipping engineers, of Liverpool.[3]

1908 Mentioned as shipbuilders and engineers.[4]

1909 Works near Sandhills Railway Station included forges for making of forgings under the drop-hammer, most of which was done to meet Admiralty requirements, as well as a brass foundry and boiler shops. The company also operated the Fulton Engine Works constructing marine engines and boilers, and in the repairing of engines, boilers, and ships.

1923 Maker of mixers for tarmac

Succeeded by Grayson, Rollo and Clover Docks

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Liverpool Mercury - Saturday 31 May 1873
  2. Liverpool Mercury January 4, 1878
  3. Hull Daily Mail - Wednesday 02 October 1907
  4. Bury Times - Saturday 10 October 1908