Category: Ephemera

Trade cards, advertisements, articles and other temporary documents relating to historic metalware manufacturers.

Thomas Moore

Thomas Moore, an Ironmonger from Stamford in Lincolnshire, published an advertisement in the Stamford Mercury on 24th April 1729 in which he listed what was probably the entire range of his stock:

Aaron Peever and Robert Delzier

Aaron Peever, a founder from Newcastle, moved to Edinburgh and advertised that fact in The Caledonian Mercury on 7th October 1740. Three years later, Aaron Peever appears to have been working in partnership with...

William Packer

The brass founder William Packer advertised his move from Bristol to Newcastle in the Newcastle Courant newspaper on 3rd April 1725:

Robert Robson

Robert Robson of Wigton in the county of Cumberland posted the following advertisement in the Newcastle Courant newspaper on Saturday the 20th of February 1725:

The Whitechapel Bell Foundry

On Friday the 23rd of September 1808, the Kentish Weekly Post or Canterbury Journal published the following article about the Whitchapel bell foundry:

George Davis

The estate of the bell founder George Davis in Bridgwater, Somerset, was advertised for sale in the Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette on the 5th of June 1800.

Edward Arnold

Edward Arnold, a bell founder from Leicester, published an advertisement for old bell-metal in the Northampton Mercury on the 11th of September 1790.

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