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James Laidler

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Advertisement on display at Durham Heritage Centre and Museum

James Laidler’s Durham Brass and Lead Works, 82 & 83 New Elvet, Durham

  • c.1860 Company founded.
  • Advertising as plumber, gas fitter, brass founder, engineer, etc., and makers of miner’s safety lamps, patent metallic spring pistons, hot water heating apparatus (see photo)

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