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William Rogers (of Bristol)

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of Moorfields, Bristol, steam engine boiler maker

1822 Iron boiler maker

1850 steam engine boiler maker

1860 steam engine boiler maker

Boilers were made from 1866 by 'William Rogers, late Rogers & Son'[1]

1878 Advert for sale by auction of a new steam boiler, several items of equipment, and carts. [2]

1882 Advert: 'WILLIAM ROGERS, Boiler Works. BOILERS and Tanks made order. Repairs executed with despatch.' [3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Bristol Industrial Archaeological Society Journal 23 (1991): article ‘Rogers & Co, Bristol Boilermakers‘ by Robin Stiles. This includes reproductions of some of Rogers and Co's boiler drawings
  2. Bristol Mercury - Tuesday 14 May 1878
  3. Western Daily Press - Wednesday 10 May 1882