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Kingsholm Foundry

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of Sweetbriar Street, Gloucester

1852 'On Thursday .... a lad named Daniel Drinkwater, employed at the Kingsholm Foundry, had his right foot badly scalded by some hot metal running into his shoes.'[1]

By 1855 the foundry was owned by J. M. Butt and Co[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Worcester Journal, 30 September 1852
  2. Advert in the Worcester Journal, 30 September 1852, for the sale of a Clayton & Shuttleworth portable engine