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J. Clarke

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J. Clarke of Deptford Iron Works, Sunderland

Steam engine makers

1843 Partnership dissolved - Deptford Iron Company, Sunderland, so far as regards H. Chaytor and C. M. Webster. - J. Clarke and Co. Sunderland, engine builders, so far as regards C. M. Webster ad A. Ray.[1]

Examples of Engines:-

1837 20 HP beam engine driving scoop wheel at Over Drainage Pumping Station, Cambridgeshire

30 HP beam engine driving scoop wheel at Chear Fen Drainage Pumping Station

1842 40 HP beam engine driving scoop wheel at Smithey Fen Drainage Pumping Station

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Birmingham Journal - Saturday 17 June 1843
  • Fenland Pumping Engines by K. S. G. Hinde, Landmark Publishing Co., 2006 ISBN 1 84306 188 0