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British Industrial History

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Acraman and Morgan

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Acramans crane at Dundas Aqueduct near Bath, dating from 1825
  • The Acraman family were involved in a variety of businesses. Their first foundry was at Bathurst Basin, Bristol. In 1829 they opened the 'Bristol Iron Works' in nearby St Phillips. They had a shipyard in Bedminster, Bristol. Acramans, Morgan & Co went bankrupt in 1842. [1]

Sources of information

  1. 'Men of Iron - the History of the McArthur Group' by H S Torrens, published by the McArthur Group 1984: ISBN 0 9509375 0 9