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John Dickinson and Sons of Palmers Hill Engine Works, Monkwearmouth, Sunderland
1852 John Dickinson set up a small engine repairing business
1891 Advert. Marine Engineer. Listed as John Dickinson
1912 Engines for ships - J. Dickinson and Sons
1914 Directory: Listed as Boiler Makers and Marine Engineers
1946 Palmers Hill Engine Works purchased by William Doxford and Sons