Electro-plate Birmingham Manufactures and Industries Foresters Guide Book 1883

Last Updated on April 10, 2019 This important, and now one of the most artistic of our industries was introduced not quite fifty years ago. This was in 1838, and we owe this fine-art manufacture to the indomitable perseverance and skill of Mr. Elkington and Sir Josiah Mason. A visit to the showrooms of Messrs. …

Buttons – Birmingham Manufactures and Industries Foresters Guide Book 1883

Last Updated on October 10, 2018 This is an old trade, employing some 6,000 persons, the larger number being women and children. It is an interesting manufacture, and may be seen to perfection in many works. Visitors will see all they can desire either at player Bros., Newhall Street; Hammond, Turner & Son’s, Snow Hill; …

Brass – Birmingham Manufactures and Industries Foresters Guide Book 1883

Last Updated on October 10, 2018 The importance of this industry may be measured by the fact that in all its branches it affords employment to between 11,000 and 12,000 persons. It is one of our oldest trades, and is divided by Mr. Aitkin into nine branches: Brass casting; Cabinet, bell, and general brass founding; …

Birmingham Manufactures and Industries The Foresters’ Guide to Birmingham and Its Neighbourhood 1883

Last Updated on October 10, 2018 Birmingham has always been noted for its manufactures. In 1538 Leland says: “There be many smithes in the towne that use to make knives and all manner of cuttynge tooles, and many loriners that make bittes, and a great many naylors.” Camden, who visited Birmingham some forty or fifty …

Adderley Cassey Shropshire Directory 1875

Last Updated on October 10, 2018 ADDERLEY is a small village and parish, comprising the townships of Adderley, Shavington, and Spoonley, 181 miles by rail from London, and four north from Market Drayton, in the Drayton division of North Bradford hundred, Market Drayton union, Northern division of the county, and diocese of Litchfleld. The church …

Alberbury Cassey Shropshire Directory 1875

Last Updated on October 10, 2018 ALBERBURY is an extensive parish and village, 9 miles west from Shrewsbury station, and 12 from Welchpool, partly in Ford hundred, Salop, and partly in Deythur and Cawse hundreds, Montgomeryshire, Southern division of the county of Salop, Atcham union, rural deanery of Pontesbury, and diocese of Hereford. It is …