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John Jubb

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of Silver Street, then Soho Works, Meadow Lane, Hunslet, Leeds

Textile machinery maker and millwright.

In the 1780s John Marshall started to weave flax at Scotland Mill (Leeds) using four looms by John Jubb, but found them unreliable due to the 'badness of the workmanship'.[1]

See here for more information, photos and map.[2]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 'Matthew Murray 1765-1826 and the firm of Fenton Murray and Co 1795-1844' by Paul Murray Thompson, published by Paul Murray Thompson, 2015
  2. [1] Industrial Heritage Online - Midland Junction Foundry