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Braithwaite and Milner

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formerly Braithwaite, Milner and Co

1838 Four locomotives built for the Eastern Counties Railway.

1839 Another eight locomotives for the same client.

1841 Company ceased manufacturing.

1844 Sale of Stock and Equipment.[1]

'To Engineers, Millwrights, Founders, Coppersmiths. Builders, Smiths and Others. By Mr. FULLER, on the Premises, Brook-street, New-road, St. Pancras, on Monday. April 15. and following Days, at 11 PM each day, by direction of the Assignees of Mr. John Milner, bankrupt.

'The Stock and Utensils of the late firm of Braithwaite and Milner, valuable patterns, double and single purchase cranes, 60 vices and benches, 20 carpenters benches, the fittings of smith’s shop, four forges and bellows, two tons top and bottom tools, five tons new bolts and nuts, five tons castings, six tons brass, copper, and lead, one ton steel, three sets pumps, 2,000 feet copper and brass pipe, nine-feet water-wheel, four water rams, 500 brass cocks, 500 dozen files, six large grindstones, six powerful screw-jacks, circular saw bench, crab cranes, strong brass sheave blocks, proving and punching machines, hydraulic press, the fittings of brass foundry, 50 pair flasks, 200 copper core boxes, well-boring apparatus, two tons coppersmiths tools, counting-house fittings, and large collection of valuable patterns, town cart, stanhope, chaise, and other effects. To be viewed this day when Catalogues may be had on the premises; and of Mr. Fuller, 13, Billiter street.

'To Engineers and Others.—By Mr. FULLER, on the Premises known as Braithwaite and Milner's Engine Factory, Brook-street, New road, St. Pancras, without reserve, on Tuesday, April 16, and following Day, 11 each day, THE valuable Machinery and Tools of the late firm of Braithwaite and Milner, seven steam-engines, from ½ to 25-horse power, steam boilers, 20 self-acting lathes, from 6 feet to 24 feet long, , for turning, boring, arid screw-cutting, principally manufactured by Fox, of Derby, 10 foot lathes, a very powerful, double-action, surface-lathe, with two surface-plates, 6-feet 6 and 3-feet 4 diameter, two planing-machines, two shaping and slotting-machines, three powerful, vertical, drilling-machines, three screw-cutting machines, a valuable collection of steel taps and dies. 20 pairs of stocks, 600 feet of iron shafting, 40 hanging carriages. 300 spur, rigger, and drumwheels, 100 pairs of plummer blocks and brasses, and numerous other effects. To be viewed In motion this day, when Catalogues may be had the Premises ; and of Mr. Fuller, 13. Billiter-street, City.

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Sources of Information

  1. Morning Advertiser - Saturday 13 April 1844