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George Lamb Scott

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George Lamb Scott of George L. Scott and Co

Engineer of Manchester.

Partner with Robey in Agricultural Engine Works, Lincoln

1856 Left the partnership of Robey and Scott

Partner in Chorley Wagon Works

1867-8 Perfected his design of moulding machine

1869 Joined I Mech E

Patented improvements in cupola and blast furnaces.

1871 Retired ironmonger, (b.1804 Roxburghshire), Eliza Scott 57, Frank Chas Scott 20, James Leggett Scott 17, lived in Chorlton on Medlock[1]

1878 Liquidation. '... Special Resolution for Liquidation by Arrangement of the affairs of George Lamb Scott, of No. 18, Nelson-street, Chorlton-upon-Medlock, within the city of Manchester, Manager of the Crown Iron Works, at West Gorton, mar the same city...'[2]

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