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Joseph Evans

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of 44 Legge Street, Birmingham

1834 Advert: 'MR. JOSEPH EVANS (from the late Mr John Drane's) respectfully informs his Friends and the Public that he has commenced business on his own account as a Lathe, Press, and Copying Machine-maker, and also a Machine Planer ; and he pledges himself to plane all kinds of Metal, either flat or angular surfaces, with perfect accuracy, and on the most reasonable terms. Docker's Mill, Bagot-street, May 12, 1834.[1]

1849 Directory: Listed as Engineers

1849 Directory: Listed as makers of lathe and press tools

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Sources of Information

  1. Aris's Birmingham Gazette - Monday 19 May 1834