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R. and W. Jones

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of the Ruabon Foundry

1845 Cast the ironwork for the Sontley Bridge

1860 Advert: 'RUABON FOUNDRY, (ESTABLISHED IN 1817, FORMERLY IN THE OCCUPATION OF MESSRS. R. & W. JONES.)
KENRICK & EVANS, IRON AND BRASS FOUNDERS, MANUFACTURERS of STEAM ENGINES, Steam Boilers, Pumps (from 3in. to 15in. diam,) Working Barrels, Clack Pieces, T Bobs, Pit Head Pullies (of all sizes,) Cranes, Winces, Weighing Machines, Blende and Clay Rolls, Water Wheels, Land Rollers, Railway Truck Wheels, Tram-road Rails, Bridge Girders, Plain and Ornamental Railings, Entrance Gates, Boilers to contain from 9 to 300 Gallons, and every other Description of Castings or Wrought Iron Work.
N.B. Turning and Boring to order, by a powerful self-acting Lathe.
A first-class draftsman in attendance upon the premises.'[1]

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  1. Wrexham & Denbighshire Advertiser, 26 May 1860