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Joseph Richmond and Co

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1870.
1887. Electric light installation at Whiteleys Bayswater.
1888. The Columbus Monument for Barcelona.
1890.
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1906.
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Joseph Richmond and Co of Kirby Street, Hatton Garden, London were engineers.

1876 Company formed by Joseph Richmond.[1]

?? Walter Whiting became a partner

1880 Made 'Gough's' printing machine. [2]

1883 Mentioned as Whiting and Richmond, engineers.[3]

1883 Patent. Joseph Richmond and Walter Whiting. 'method of actuating cross-cut saws'.[4]

1885 Patent. Joseph Richmond and Walter Whiting. 'machinery for sawing and cubing sugar loaf'.[5]

c.1887 Responsible for electric light installation at Whiteleys department store in London

1888 Hydraulic lift for the Columbus Monument, Barcelona. Four section telescopic ram giving a total lift of 134 ft [6]

1890 Steam pumps for fire protection. Image and details in 'The Engineer' [7]

1894 Richmond's lift with Carey's water economiser [8]

1906 Advertisement. Joseph Richmond and Co, Cirencester. Castings especially for Motor Cylinders and Bearings.[9]

1907 Bankruptcy. Company formed in 1891 to acquire the businesses at New Inn Iron Works, Burdett Road, Bow, and at Kirby Street, Hatton Garden. From 1904-06 the business was carried on at Cirencester.[10][11]

1910 Acquired by Marryat and Place[12]


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Sources of Information

  1. Morning Post - Saturday 07 September 1907
  2. The Engineer 1880/10/22
  3. Islington Gazette - Monday 05 March 1883
  4. Birmingham Daily Post - Friday 24 August 1883
  5. Northampton Mercury - Saturday 05 December 1885
  6. The Engineer 1888/11/23 p.428
  7. The Engineer 1890/04/18 p333
  8. The Engineer 1894/07/13 p38
  9. Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard - Saturday 29 December 1906
  10. Gloucester Citizen - Friday 06 September 1907
  11. Morning Post - Saturday 07 September 1907
  12. The Times, Oct 18, 1950