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Jonathan Ireland, Foundry engineer of Broughton Lane, Manchester. (1872). 
1858 Patent No. 1950, to Jonathan Ireland, of Manchester, Foundry Engineer, for the invention of "Improvements in cupola furnaces." 
1863 Listed as Jonathan Ireland, Foundry Engineer, 21 Moreton Street, Salford 
1879 Listed as Jonathan Ireland, Foundry Engineer, 9 Edward Street, Broughton Lane; House: 135 Stockton Street, Moss Side