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Parfitt and Jenkins

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Parfitt and Jenkins of Cardiff were general engineers and shipbuilders

1857 Advertisement. Parfitt and Jenkins (late F. Catleugh), Hayes Foundry, Cardiff, Engineers, Millwrights and Agricultural Implement Makers...'[1]

1871 Listed as Parfitt and Jenkins of the Tubal Cain Engine Works, and manufacturers of ‘locomotive, marine and stationary engines and boilers, points, crossings, turntables, cranes and railway bridges'.[2]

1878 Patent. '4788. To George Parfitt, of the firm Parfitt and Jenkins, Tubal Cain Iron Works and Hayes Foundry, Cardiff; in the county of Glamorgan, for the invention of "improvements in street and like gratings."'[3]


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Sources of Information

  1. Cardiff and Merthyr Guardian, Glamorgan, Monmouth, and Brecon Gazette - Saturday 31 January 1857
  2. 1871 Kelly’s Post Office Directory
  3. The London Gazette Publication date:4 January 1878 Issue:24538 Page:77