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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.

Patent Rolling and Compressing Iron Co

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of Upper Ordnance Wharf, Rotherhithe

1841 Advert: 'TO EXPORTERS, RAILWAY CONTRACTORS; ENGINEERS, SHIP-BUILDERS, &c. THE PATENT ROLLING and COMPRESSING IRON COMPANY having their works in full operation, are ready to execute orders, to any extent, for the undermentioned articles : —Boiler and Tank Rivets of every description, Bolts for Machinery, Architectural, Agricultural, Ship and Coach Building, Gas, Water, and other works, Railway Pins, Hooks, Screws, &c.
Particulars may be obtained, and specimens seen, upon application to the Secretary. at the Company's Works, Upper Ordnance-wharf, Rotherhithe. By Order of the Board, JOHN ATLEE, Secretary.' [1]

1843 Sale Notice: 'To Engineers and Others.— By Mr. FULLER, on Thursday, July 20, at Twelve, on the Premises. Upper Ordnance-wharf, late the Patent Rolling and Compressing Iron Company's Works, Rotherhithe, without reserve, VALUABLE MACHINERY, comprising a 12-feet self-acting engine-turning lathe, planing machine, two double-screw cutting-machines, with taps and dies; foot-lathe, 50-feet shafting, 30-spur rigger, and drum-wheels ; cast-iron fly-wheel, 20 feet diameter, weighing twelve tons; 100 feet leather straps, weighing machine (Little's patent.), to weigh two tons ; 30 tons of wrought iron rivets, 10 cwt. of steel, 20 dozen files, smith's tools, anvils, work-benches, and other effects.— To be viewed on Wednesday previous to the sale; when catalogues may be had on the premises, and of Mr. Fuller, 13, Billiter-street, City.'[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Sun (London) - Monday 25 October 1841
  2. Morning Herald (London) - Wednesday 14 June 1843