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Scriven and Co

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1876.
1881.
1881. Vertical Boiler Plate Bending Rolls.
January 1888.
1882.
Scriven radial arm drill on display at Big Pit, Blaenavon. The museum also has a Scriven lathe
1891.
February 1911.
1911.
1912.
1960.

of Mill Street, Marsh Lane, Leeds.

Mr Scriven, uncle of Charles Scriven, became the sole owner of the business previously trading as Scriven and Holdsworth.

1891 Advert., Of Leeds Old Foundry.[1]

Around the turn of the century, Charles Scriven bought the works of Messrs. Scriven and Co., and remained sole proprietor until 1907, when his two elder sons were taken into partnership.

1909 After the death of Charles Scriven, his brothers carried on the business.

1911 Large Guillotine Shears.

1927 Advert for machine tools. (of Leeds Old Foundry)

1940 Scriven Machine Tools of York Street Ironworks, Leeds 9. Advert for machine tools.

1945 Scriven Machine Tools of York Street Ironworks, Leeds 9. Advert for machine tools.

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Sources of Information

  • The Engineer of 3rd November 1911 p470
  • Mechanical World Year Book 1927. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p93
  • Mechanical World Year Book 1940. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p109
  • Mechanical World Year Book 1945. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p129