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Nasmyth, Wilson & Co Ltd, ironfounders, locomotive, hydraulic and general engineers

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Date: 1796-1985
Places:
  • Eccles, Lancashire
Functions, occupations and activities: Engineering: Mechanical > Pumps, valves, compressors and hydraulic equipment | Engineering: Mechanical > Railway equipment | Engineering: Mechanical > Mechanical engineering (general) | Metal processing and manufacturing > Iron founding and casting
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C111983 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/B6907 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1836-1985: letter books, day book, order books, sales books, record of locomotives sold, manager's production notes, plans; research papers
Salford City Archives
NRA 33743 Nasmyth

See HMC Records of British business and industry 1760-1914 metal processing and engineering, 1994
2
1841-1862: machinery drawings
Institution of Mechanical Engineers Archive
NRA 43545
3
1839-1938: locomotive record books, engineering drawings, specification books
Search Engine (National Railway Museum)
NRA 44241
4
1875-1939: notebooks of Nathan Walker partly rel to boilers and locomotives
Salford City Archives
NRA 19178 Salford AC misc
5
1842-1850: partnership deeds (3)
Lancashire Archives
See Guide, 1985, p166
6
1796-1885: drawings (702) mainly by James Nasmyth
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

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