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Taylor and Jones (London)

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11, Jewin Street Crescent, Cripplegate, London

formerly Devereux, Taylor and Co

1829 Sale Notice: 'TO ENGINEERS, MILLWRIGHTS, MACHINISTS, AND OTHERS.
MR. W. W. SIMPSON - will SELL by AUCTION, on the Premises, No. 11, Jewin-street-crescent, Cripplegate, on WEDNESDAY, July 1, and following Days, (unless the business be previously disposed of by Private Contract), all the well manufactured STOCK, Tools, and Implements, of Messrs. Taylor and Jones; consisting of twelve lathes, of various sizes, completely fitted, a large number of patent horse and hand power corn mills, chaff cutting engines, malt, bean, and coffee mills, flour-dressing machines, valuable horizontal corn mill, adapted to be worked by a number of bands, horse and hand power linseed crushing mills, a capital hammer punch, a drill machine, two smiths' forges, a quantity of smiths' tools and anvils, a quantity of stocks, wrenches, broaches; taps, and dies, bar and other wrought iron, brass and iron castings, several fly wheels for driving lathes, &c., chaff cutting knives, forged work for various purposes, a large assortment of new and old files, work benches, vices, and useful tools, grindstone and frame, fir close-bodied hand trucks, counting-house fixtures and furniture, sundry useful material., and a large quantity of valuable house fixtures and furniture, and valuable patterns for new and improved machinery. May be viewed previously to the sale, and catalogues had, 1s. each (to be returned to purchasers), on the premises, and of Mr. W. W. Simpson, 24, Bucklersbury.'[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. Sun (London), 6 June 1829