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George Grime

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of Manchester

1853 Advert: 'Partnership dissolved between Joseph Hopkinson and George Grime, of Manchester, machine and tool makers, 20th Aug.'[1]

1855 Advert: 'EXCELLENT PLANING MACHINE, to plane 6 feet long by 3 feet wide and deep, self-acting in all its cuts. A very strong 10½ inch back-geared LATHE, with or without 8 feet bed. A bench Drilling Machine, to work by hand power. New and Improved Manndrill Blocks, and few single purchase Lifting Crabs, and universal Drilling Cramps. All new and the best workmanship. Every description of tool made to order.-Apply to GEORGE GRIME and Co., Great Bridgewater Street, Manchester.' [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Perry’s Bankrupt Gazette, 17 September 1853
  2. Kentish Independent, 17 February 1855