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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

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Revision as of 13:47, 1 June 2012

Bollard at Bristol Harbour

John Winwood & Co of Bristol

  • 1810 John Winwood died on 26 September 1810 at the age of 77 [1]
  • 1823 Partnership between John Winwood, Henry Quintyne Winwood, and William Bond, as steam engine manufacturers, dissolved on 31 March by mutual consent [2]
  • 1826 Iron founders at Cheese Lane, St Philips, Bristol [3]
  • 1826 Made engines for the vessel 'Wye'. Believed to have been the first locally-made marine engines [4]. The same source notes that the Bristol Iron Foundry in Cheese Lane was said in advertisements to have been founded in 1764, and further that marine engines continued to be built when the firm became Winwood, Bush and Beddoes in 1836; Bush and Beddoe in 1838; T. and E. Bush in 1846; Bush and De Soyres in 1869
  • 1830 John Winwood & Co listed as Iron Founders at Milk Street and Iron Boiler Maker, Iron Manufacturers & Engineers, Steam Engine Manufacturers at Cheese Lane, St Philips [5]
  • 1840 Iron founders and makers of steam engines, various kinds of machinery, and cannon [6]

See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] The Gentlemans Magazine Vol LXXX Part 2
  2. The London Gazette, 1823, p.1455
  3. Chilcott's New Guide to Bristol, Clifton and the Hotwells
  4. 'Shipbuilding in the Port of Bristol' by Grahame Farr: Maritime Monographs and Reports No. 27 - 1977: ISBN 0 905555 05 8
  5. Pigot’s Directory of Gloucestershire, 1830
  6. [2]Chilcott’s Descriptive History of Bristol, 4th edition, 1840

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