Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Oddy and Oldfield

From Graces Guide

of Adelphi Iron Works, Salford

Samuel Oddy and Edward Oldfield

1857 'English Patents: Edward Oldfield, of the firm of Oddy and Oldfield, of the Adelphi Ironworks, Salford, machine makers, for improvements in self-acting mules for spinning and doubling, partly a communication from a foreigner residing abroad. Dated April 17.1857.'[1]

1864 'British Patents: Edward Oldfield, of the firm of Oddy and Oldfield, of the Adelphi Ironworks, Salford, machine makers, for improvements in self-acting mules for spinning and doubling cotton and other fibrous materials, 28th October. [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Bolton Chronicle - Saturday 10 October 1857
  2. Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Tuesday 26 April 1864