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of Craven Iron Works, Ordsall Lane, Manchester, engineers
Previously Gresham and Heron
1869/70 Thomas Craven joined John Spier Heron and James Gresham in their business. Makers of sewing machines, a patent woven wire mattress, and Giffard's Injectors for steam boilers, vacuum brake and other equipment for trains. Possibly this involved James Craven in the partnership as Tom Craven was under 21.
1874 Advert: Makers of Giffard's patent injector.