Category: Ephemera

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.

Walker and Hilton

In a newspaper advertisement published in the Derby Mercury on the 19th June 1783, Mr Walker and Mr Hilton announced that they had moved the location of their bell foundry from Wath-Upon-Dearne  about 5...

T M Bennett and P Ellis

An advertisement posted in the Chester Chronicle on Friday the 21st of December 1792 gives information on the brass and bell founding partnership between P Ellis and T M Bennett. Whilst Bennett appears to...

George Hedderley

The bell founder George Hedderley posted an advertisement in the Derby Mercury on Thursday the 6th April 1786.  He stated that the Old Bell Foundry in Parliament Street Nottingham had been in business for...

Richard Hoyland

Richard Hoyland posted an advertisement in the Newcastle Courant newspaper on Saturday the 23rd of August 1746 to promote his new brass foundry business in Newcastle.

Pat Foley

Pat Foley placed an advertisement in the Dublin Evening Post on Wednesday the 25th of May 1789 to promote his brass foundry business at No 57, High Street, Dublin. However, by late 1794, his...

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