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Robert Daglish and Co of St. Helens Foundry Engine and Boiler Works
1798 Company Established
1849 'The North Railway Station at Liverpool ... in Waterloo Road ... Upwards from the Waterloo station, the station extends under Great Howard-street, which is supported by a neat iron bridge, of 116 feet span, erected by R. Daglish, jun., St. Helens
1850 Operating mechanism (for lock gates?) at Egerton Wharf, Birkenhead. Marked 'Daglish Junr. St Helens Foundry' (see photos)
1852 Partnership change. '... the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us the undersigned, Robert Daglish, Robert Daglish the younger, John Thompson, and Edward Thompson, lately carrying on business at Saint Helens, in the county of Lancaster, as Civil Engineers and Iron Founders, under the firm of Robert Daglish, junior, and Company, was dissolved on the 30th day of June 1850, by mutual consent...'
1858 Large pumping engine for the Léonie coal mine, Bouches du Rhone, near Marseilles. 84" bore, 10 ft stroke. Cylinder and jacket weighed 24.5 tons. See illustration.
1864 Daglish and Windus Plate Bending Machine, page 199 of The Engineer 1864/04/01.
1866 Two Single Cylinder Rotative beam Engine for Bristol Waterworks (Chelvey Station)
1874 Daglish's horizontal boring machine described in 'Engineering' (see illustration)
1884 Made a set of Provand's patent sea water distillation plant for use at Iquique, S America 
1887 Dissolution of the Partnership of George Heaton Daglish, of Rock Mount, Aigburth, in the county of Lancaster, Civil Engineer, Harry Bolton Daglish, of Forest House, Prescot, in the said county of Lancaster, and Robert Shaw Daglish, of Orrell Lodge, near Wigan, in the said county of Lancaster, under the firm of Robert Daglish and Co., at St. Helens, in the county of Lancaster, in the trade or business of Ironfounders, Engineers, and Millwrights, by mutual consent. All debts settled by Harry Bolton Daglish and Robert Shaw Daglish, who carred on the business.
1890 Inverted Vertical Rotative Engine for St Helens Waterworks (Kirkby Station)
1890 Horizontal two-cylinder winding engine for Huncoat Colliery, Accrington
1891 Advert. Engines
1897 Horizontal Rotative Engine for St. Helens Waterworks (Eccleston Hill Station). (R. H. Daglish of St. Helens)
1904 Large mine winding drum described in 'The Engineering Magazine'. Diameter 33 ft, weight of drum 80 tons. See photo.
1905 Supplied inverted vertical single-cylinder winding engine for Tirpentwys Colliery
1919 Advert for engines for winding, hauling and pumping and other equipment
1927 Advert for winding, hauling and pumping engines and other equipment
A notable former apprentice was Richard John Seddon, who became Prime Minister of New Zealand 
1879 'SIXTY-SEVEN YEARS' OF SERVICE will shortly be completed by a workman named Richard Rogerson, who entered the employ of Messrs. Robert Daglish and Co., St. Helen's Engine, Boiler, Bridge Works and Foundry, St. Helen's, Lancashire, in 1812, and, his employers write, has never been in any other employ, has always been a faithful servant, and has never given the slightest trouble to them in any way. Messrs. Daglish also inform us that their cashier, who recently died, had been in their service for fifty years. Such instances as these of long service are worth recording in these days of changes and strikes.'