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James Blake

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of Bridgewater Iron Works, Prussia Street, Oldham Road (1880); Britannia Works, Newton Heath, Manchester (1885)

Evidently the same business as J. Blake

1880 Advertising Blake's Patent Winch Boiler [1]

c.1885 Developed an improved vertical boiler that was used by E. R. and F. Turner

1902 Richardsons, Westgarth and Co were making vertical boilers to Blake's design.

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Sources of Information

  1. Lloyd's List - Monday 27 December 1880