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1808 Advert: 'REDUCED PRICES. <br>Phoenix Foundry, Bridge End, Leeds.<br>[[Smith, Warwick and Co|SMITH, WARWICK and Co.]] Iron and Brass Founders, begs Leave to inform their Friends and the Public in general, that they have erected a New STEAM - ENGINE, for turning Shafts, [[Early Boring Mills|Boring Cylinders]], Working Barrels and Wheels; Likewise make all Kinds of Castings for Mills, Engines, Machinery, Press Ovens, Press Plates, Tenter Ports, Singing Plates, Doors and Frames, Grate Bars, Bearers, &c. Palisades and Cellar Grates, also keeps a good Assortment of all the following Goods, and sell Wholesale and Retail, viz. Dyeing and Brewing Pans, Pots, Ovens, Boilers, Kitchen and Forrest Ranges, Stoves Heating Rooms, Sash and Clock Weights, Weighing Weights of all Sorts, properly adjusted and all other Kinds of Castings may be had to any Dimensions every Day in the Week. <br>Wanted, TWO GREEN SAND MOULDERS. <br>Good Workmen will meet with constant Employ. <br>N. B. The utmost Price given for Old Iron, Copper and Brass.'<ref>  Leeds Mercury, 4 June 1808</ref>
 
1808 Advert: 'REDUCED PRICES. <br>Phoenix Foundry, Bridge End, Leeds.<br>[[Smith, Warwick and Co|SMITH, WARWICK and Co.]] Iron and Brass Founders, begs Leave to inform their Friends and the Public in general, that they have erected a New STEAM - ENGINE, for turning Shafts, [[Early Boring Mills|Boring Cylinders]], Working Barrels and Wheels; Likewise make all Kinds of Castings for Mills, Engines, Machinery, Press Ovens, Press Plates, Tenter Ports, Singing Plates, Doors and Frames, Grate Bars, Bearers, &c. Palisades and Cellar Grates, also keeps a good Assortment of all the following Goods, and sell Wholesale and Retail, viz. Dyeing and Brewing Pans, Pots, Ovens, Boilers, Kitchen and Forrest Ranges, Stoves Heating Rooms, Sash and Clock Weights, Weighing Weights of all Sorts, properly adjusted and all other Kinds of Castings may be had to any Dimensions every Day in the Week. <br>Wanted, TWO GREEN SAND MOULDERS. <br>Good Workmen will meet with constant Employ. <br>N. B. The utmost Price given for Old Iron, Copper and Brass.'<ref>  Leeds Mercury, 4 June 1808</ref>
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1838 Advert: 'PHOENIX FOUNDRY, HUNSLET-LANE, LEEDS.- TO ENGINEPRS, MACHINE MAKERS, IRON and BRASS  FOUNDERS, and OTHERS. <br>JOHN HOLMES respectfully announces that he is instructed by the Trustees under Messrs. [[Richardson and Ellison|Richardson & Ellison's]] Deed of Assignment, to offer for Sale by PUBLIC AUCTION, on Thursday next, the Sixth Day of September, and following Days, till all be sold, at the Foundry and Premies situated near to Grey Walk End, In Hunslet-Lane, Leeds: <br>THAT truly VALUABLE MACHINERY, WORKIING TOOLS, STOCK-IN-TRADE, and other EFFECTS, comprising amongst other Articles, several large and small Slides; Turning and common Lathes complete; Two excellent Cutting Engines . One Fluting Do.; cl One Screwing Machine; Two new Twisting Frames; Fifteen Pairs of Vice; One Worsted Spinning Frame, Ninety Six Spindles;- One Glazer and Two Machines nearly complete; Weights; Moulding Boxes in Wood and Iron; .... Castings for Planing Machines and other Machinery and Models; Wheels of different Pitches.....' <ref>Leeds Mercury, 1 September 1838 </ref>
  
 
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Bridge End, Leeds

1808 Advert: 'REDUCED PRICES.
Phoenix Foundry, Bridge End, Leeds.
SMITH, WARWICK and Co. Iron and Brass Founders, begs Leave to inform their Friends and the Public in general, that they have erected a New STEAM - ENGINE, for turning Shafts, Boring Cylinders, Working Barrels and Wheels; Likewise make all Kinds of Castings for Mills, Engines, Machinery, Press Ovens, Press Plates, Tenter Ports, Singing Plates, Doors and Frames, Grate Bars, Bearers, &c. Palisades and Cellar Grates, also keeps a good Assortment of all the following Goods, and sell Wholesale and Retail, viz. Dyeing and Brewing Pans, Pots, Ovens, Boilers, Kitchen and Forrest Ranges, Stoves Heating Rooms, Sash and Clock Weights, Weighing Weights of all Sorts, properly adjusted and all other Kinds of Castings may be had to any Dimensions every Day in the Week.
Wanted, TWO GREEN SAND MOULDERS.
Good Workmen will meet with constant Employ.
N. B. The utmost Price given for Old Iron, Copper and Brass.'[1]

1838 Advert: 'PHOENIX FOUNDRY, HUNSLET-LANE, LEEDS.- TO ENGINEPRS, MACHINE MAKERS, IRON and BRASS FOUNDERS, and OTHERS.
JOHN HOLMES respectfully announces that he is instructed by the Trustees under Messrs. Richardson & Ellison's Deed of Assignment, to offer for Sale by PUBLIC AUCTION, on Thursday next, the Sixth Day of September, and following Days, till all be sold, at the Foundry and Premies situated near to Grey Walk End, In Hunslet-Lane, Leeds:
THAT truly VALUABLE MACHINERY, WORKIING TOOLS, STOCK-IN-TRADE, and other EFFECTS, comprising amongst other Articles, several large and small Slides; Turning and common Lathes complete; Two excellent Cutting Engines . One Fluting Do.; cl One Screwing Machine; Two new Twisting Frames; Fifteen Pairs of Vice; One Worsted Spinning Frame, Ninety Six Spindles;- One Glazer and Two Machines nearly complete; Weights; Moulding Boxes in Wood and Iron; .... Castings for Planing Machines and other Machinery and Models; Wheels of different Pitches.....' [2]

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  1. Leeds Mercury, 4 June 1808
  2. Leeds Mercury, 1 September 1838