Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 144,315 pages of information and 230,176 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Roodee Iron Foundry

From Graces Guide

Jump to: navigation, search

Roodee Iron Foundry and Paper Manufactory, Chester

Proprietors: Harrison and Pearson

1806 Advertisement: 'Roodee Iron Foundry & Paper Manufactory. GEO. HARRISON, & SARAH PEARSON, (Widow of the late Joseph Pearson), BEG leave to inform their friends and the public, that the business, in its respective branches, will be conducted as usual, under the firm of Harrison and Pearson, and they hope, by steady attention, to merit a continuance of those favors which have hitherto been so liberally bestowed upon them Chester, Nov. 17, 1806.'[1]

1836 Advertisement: 'To be disposed of, the entire concerns of the CHESTER ROODEE IRON FOUNDRY, and PAPER MILL. These Establishments have been in active operation during the last forty years, and are now on a most extensive scale; they are situate upon the banks of the river Dee, near the race course, within the city of Chester. The yard and buildings contain a space about 3000 square yards, and are so situated, that a trade to almost any extent, may carried on within them. For particulars, apply (if by letter post paid,) to the proprietor, Mr. G. Harrison, Chester. [2]

Site taken over by John Gray (of Chester)?

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Chester Courant, 25 November 1806
  2. Chester Chronicle, 29 July 1836