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M. Buck and Sons

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Buck cylindrical grinder at Bradford Industrial Museum.

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 & SONS, Bolton.' [1]

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.[2] Note: Sold following the death of the proprietor, Mr John Buck [3]

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Sources of Information

  1. Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser, 19th January 1880
  2. Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser, 19th January 1880
  3. Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser,8th March 1887