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John Corrigan

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of Rodney Street, off Rochdale Road, Manchester.

1890 Advert: 'BRIDGEWATER WORKS, Rodney-street, off Rochdale Road, Manchester.
Re John Corrieran, Machinist. Thursday, September 18th 1890.
MESSRS. WM. SALISBURY and HAMER have the honour to announce the receipt of instructions from the Trustee herein to catalogue and Sell by Auction the whole of the Valuable TOOLS, forming the Plant of a Machinist. Iron and Wood Patterns, Winding, Reeling, and Gassing Machinery, &c., comprising powerful multiple drilling machine, on 15ft. planed bed, to take in 18in., with patent traverse motion, in complete working order, quite new, by A. Thompson, Livesey-street, Manchester; boring lathe, 9 1/2in. centree; .... large assortment ot iron and wood patterns for gassing, winding, bundling, and reeling machinery ; several tons of new castings for same, two smiths' hearths, with fans ; smiths' and mechanics' tools, ....'[1]

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  1. Blackburn Blackburn Standard, 13 September 1890