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Thomas Leeming

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of Salford

  • Horse gin for Thomas Salvin's cotton factory, Garrat Lane, Manchester, with 18 ft diameter wheel, for driving six carding engines. This was advertised for sale by the mill in 1788 [1]
  • 1790 Supplied two carding engines for Thomas Oliver and Sons' Waterhouse Mill, Bollington[2]
  • 1794 Thomas Leeming listed as a machine maker, Bury Street, Salford [3]
  • 1797 Address given as 6 Bury St. [4]
  • 1811 Bankruptcy proceedings against Thomas Leeming of Salford, Timber-Merchant, Machine-Maker, Dealer and Chapman [5]
  • 1811 Advertisement for sale of equipment by the order of the assignee of the bankrupt T Leeming, Bury Street, Salford. Items included five slide lathes, two fluting engines and a machine for punching and coupling rollers.[6]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 'Science and Technology in the Industrial Revolution' by A E Musson & Eric Robinson, Manchester University Press, 1969
  2. [1] 'Happy Valley' website
  3. Scholes's Manchester & Salford Directory, 1794
  4. Scholes's Manchester & Salford Directory, 1797
  5. The London Gazette (unknown date in 1811)
  6. Manchester Mercury - Tuesday 19th March 1811