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.

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.

Oxmantown Foundry

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Oxmantown Foundry, Dublin

1888 Business for sale. 'TO IRON FOUNDERS. BUILDERS, AND OTHERS. OXMANTOWN FOUNDRY. NORTH KING STREET. EXECUTOR’S SALE. WILLIAM TURNER, Esq., DECEASED. SALE BY AUCTION. On WEDNESDAY NEXT. November. 1888, ENTIRE MACHINERY AND PLANT this well known IRON FOUNDRY,. Including— A builder's derrick, with slide racks and chains to lift 5 tons; foundry cranes; 16 hp engine and boiler, shafting and connections; 2 large steam wheel lathes; 2 smaller do. punching and drilling machines, a cart weighing machine, quite new. to weigh 3 tons; anvils, garden vases, stoves, stable fittings, rain water fittings, such as down pipes, gutters, &c; also boilers, half-hundred weights, meal pillars, models of green houses, iron and wooden patterns, and a vast quantity of iron and metal.'[1]


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Sources of Information

  1. Dublin Daily Express - Monday 26 November 1888