Shaw, Hossack and Co., Openshaw, Manchester.
1876 Machine for turning, boring and keyseating railway axles and wheels. Designed by Martin Attock
1879 Listed as engineers’ machine tool makers, Priory Junction Works, Openshaw 
1879 Proceeedings for Liquidation by Arrangement or Composition with Creditors, instituted by John Hossack, engineer, of 3 Clitheroe Street, Slade Lane, Levenshulme, out of business, formerly of 8 Richmond Grove, Stockport Road, and Junction Works, Openshaw 
This is assumed to be the John Hossack of Vaughan and Hossack.
Sources of Information
- Slater's Directory of Manchester & Salford, 1879 (Part 1: Alphabetical Directory)
- The London Gazette, January 14, 1879
- Engineering 21 April 1876, p.312