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John Mason and James Davenport

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John Mason and James Davenport, of the Globe Works, Rochdale, machine manufacturers.

James Davenport was the nephew of John Mason, and carried on business under the name of John Mason[1]

  • 1853 Cotton drawing machine (Mr. Mason of Rochdale)
  • 1853 Roving and Slubbing Frames & Throstle

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Rochdale Observer, 16 March 1867
  • [1] Manchester Archives: 1633-1916 (10 boxes): Records including title deeds, 1820-1836 (2 items); patents and diagrams of machinery for use in the textile industry, not dated and 1842-1861 (6 items); letter books, 1838-1857, (3 volumes) and correspondence, 1835, 1838-1857, including letters from Paris and St. Petersburg; papers of the Mason, Davenport and Whitehead families, 1633-1916 (approximately 4 boxes).
  • The Imperial Journal 1853 Volume III. p560
  • The Imperial Journal 1853 Volume III. p684