Iron founder

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a maker of iron castings.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Some of them even told her so, married rich daughters of tea merchants, iron founders, or successful stocktrokers, and then tried to make matches between her and their lowly born brothers-in-law.
The building was built at some point between 1883 and 1885 and was designed by architect John Clarke on the instruction of iron founder H Rankin.
In 1789, a British brass and iron founder, Robert Ransome, began to cast iron plowshares in Ipswich.
Certainly there'd be quite a party; lots of them died relatively young and there'd be a fair smattering of publicans amongst the fisherfolk and seafarers, coal miners, labourers, business people of varying degrees of success, school teachers and an iron founder, blacksmith and colliery engineer.
Seizing the opportunity, Budding and his partner, Stroud iron founder John Ferrabee, licensed their design to other companies, such as Shanks of Arboath, Thomas Green of Leeds and notably Ransomes of Ipswich.
Flat Iron founder Charlie Carroll (pictured left) said the technology would help ensure the restaurant's stocks of meat, valued at thousands of pounds, would be stored in prime condition.
What is remarkable about the story of the four-month repair of the Croesus is that the sparse resources and limited experience of the colony were, in a cooperative effort involving the ship's captain and chief engineer along with local surveyors and an iron founder and marine engineer, successfully able to be used to adapt technologies (including know-how) previously transferred into the colony, along with other technologies transferred as part of the repair process by interaction among those involved, to improvise a successful engineering solution to a critical problem threatening a new, large and expensive iron steamer.
The Palm House was designed and built with the help of iron founder Richard Turner between 1844 and 1848.
In 1800, when it was manufactured, such clocks were still made individually, using the traditional hand Skills of the blacksmith and the iron founder to fashion both tile massive iron frame and the small, delicate parts of the mechanism.
His father was a Liverpool iron founder who had some affluence.
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We do know that by 1841 an iron founder, James Foster, was living there and by the 1870s a chap called Frederick Hull was a resident.