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M. Buck & Sons of Albert Ironworks, Bolton
Machine tool maker
Cylindrical grinder exhibited at Bradford Industrial Museum
Large lathe at Blists Hill Victorian Town
1880 Advertisement: 'ON SALE, ONE BEAM ENGINE, 32in cylinder, 6ft. stroke, Musgrave and Sons; One Beam Engine, 30in. cylinder, 4ft. stroke, Hick and Son ; 150 Tons , of Cast Iron Beams and Pillars.—M. BUCK A SONS, Bolton.' 
1887 Advertisement: 'TO ENGINEERS. IRONFOUNDERS, AND OTHERS.—TO BE SOLD by Private Treaty, the ALBERT IRONWORKS, Bolton, carried on by M. Buck and Sons, with the valuable Plant and Machinery, as a going concern.—For further particulars apply P. & J. KEVAN, 12, Acresfield, Bolton. N.B.—The business is continued as usual. Note: Sold following the death of the proprietor, Mr John Buck