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Earnshaw and Holt of Canal Side Boiler and Engineering Works, Rochdale
1864. Early Mill Engine. 250 hp at 63 rpm. Exhibit at Manchester's Museum of Science and Industry (see photos)
1886 Partnership dissolved. '... the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us the undersigned Edward Earnshaw and Thomas Stephen Holt, carrying on business as Boiler Makers and Engineers, at Oldham road, Rochdale, in the county of Lancaster, under the style or firm of Earnshaw and Holt, has been this day dissolved by mutual consent....'
1886 Works plant and equipment advertised for sale