short history of the firm of Thomas Walker and Son Limited Birmingham nautical instrument makers. by J. E. Willmott

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Thomas Walker & Son were inventors and makers of nautical instruments in the 19th and 20th centuries. The firm made one of the most commonly used navigation instruments, the ‘log’ which allowed sailors to measure distance at sea, one of the main measurements used in nautical navigation.

The firm was founded by Thomas Walker in Birmingham in the s. As industrial pioneers go, the legacy of Thomas Walker & Son left a hugely positive imprint on Birmingham that dates all the way back to the 19th Century. Heading a family business that was to become internationally renowned in the manufacturing of ship logs, founding father Mr Thomas Walker first took up residence on 58 Oxford Street to manufacture stoves.

A short history of the firm of Thomas Walker and Son, Limited, Birmingham, nautical instrument makers. First published in Pages: Thomas Walker with his son Thomas Ferdinand Walker patented the first 'Walker Ship Log' Maker of steam boilers, alarm water gauges, and other machinery - London Exhibition.

Set up business making ship's logs. Thomas Walker died. The business also advertised its pressure gauges under the name T. Walker and Sons. Thomas Walker and Son, patentees &.

A short history of the firm of Thomas Walker & Son, Limited, Birmingham, nautical instrument makers Unknown Binding – 1 Jan. by John Edward Willmott (Author) See all formats and editions Special offers and product promotionsAuthor: John Edward Willmott.

of T. Walker and Short history of the firm of Thomas Walker and Son Limited Birmingham book, and Thomas Walker and Son, of Birmingham. c Born in Burslem, Staffs. A clock and watch maker, living in Digbeth with his wife Sarah on the baptism of is daughter Victoria Louise.

A watch maker, living in Digbeth with his wife Sarah on the baptism of his son Thomas Ferdinand. Thomas Wal stove maker, lived in Birmingham St Martins, with Sarah.

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Contact. Impact Hub Birmingham. Walker Building 58 Oxford Street, Digbeth, Birmingham, B5 5NR. E: [email protected] Opening Hours: Monday-Friday Thomas Walker () was Edward Massey's nephew. Although he set up in business in Birmingham separately, he became interested in his uncle's invention.

He improved it, began making them for Edward Massey's successors, and finally the business was acquired by Thomas Walker & Son. Thomas Walker & Son, manufacturers of nautical instruments, Birmingham, England. See also. Tommy Walker (disambiguation) This disambiguation page lists articles about people with the same name.

If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article. I'm trying to find out about Thomas Walker, as in the Thomas Walker building in St Paul's Square.

I understand he was a leader of the city council for a while and that he instigated the replacement of the city's block paving with blue brick, so was known as Blue-brick Walker. He also owned the Thomas Walker building, which was a bucklemakers. Thomas Walker, the metal fastenings maker and one of the oldest manufacturing firms in the West Midlands, went into administration today, putting nearly 60 jobs at risk.

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Filing history for THOMAS WALKER (U.K.) LIMITED () People for THOMAS WALKER (U.K.) LIMITED () (U.K.) LIMITED () Registered office address C/O BDO LLP, Two Snowhill, Birmingham, B4 6GA.

Company status Liquidation Company type Private limited Company Incorporated on 24 May Accounts overdue. Next accounts made up. Filing history for THOMAS WALKER (U.K.) LIMITED () People for THOMAS WALKER (U.K.) LIMITED () Bdo Stoy Hayward Llp Bdo Stoy Hayward Llp Colmore Row Birmingham B3 3SD to Two Snowhill Birmingham B4 6GA on 3 January - link opens in a new window.

Birmingham - Home of Metal - This page includes a selection of manufacturers of brass and copper items mostly for domestic use. The list includes roughly of those who were in business during the 18th, 19th and/or 20th centuries.

Length cm The first effective frictionless log model to be commercially produced was originally patented by Edward Massey (c ) in called the perpetual log, it was later improved by Alexander Bain in until Thomas Walker () and his son Thomas Ferdinand Walker (),patented their Frictionless Harpoon log in Edward John Massey (jr) continued his father's.

In Edward Manton moved the firm to 63 Cossitolla Street. In the firm was sold to William Robert Wallis, and Edward Manton returned to England. William Wallis may well have worked for the firm as assistant and or manager, he certainly appears to have been resident in Calcutta before he took over the firm.

Thomas Fletcher Walker was born on January 23to Thomas Bailey Walker and Lucy F. Walker. Thomas had 4 siblings: Charnel H. Walker, Hester Essie Singleton, Nancy Nannie Kirkley and Lloyd Alexander Walker. The WALKER surname has both English and Scottish origins. It is primarily an occupational name for a fuller, or an officer whose duty consisted of walking or inspecting a certain space of forest ground.

Job descriptive surnames such as this one denoted the actual occupation of the name-bearer, and became hereditary when a son followed the father into the same skill or business.

Represented Gloucester Co, in the House of Burgesses in & He was Capt. of militia in and Maj. in in Gloucester. In he was Lt. Col now residing in King & Queen Co., VA.

Married Elizabeth (Johnson)in in,Elizabeth City Co.,VA.( Am. Marriages Before ). WALKER BROTHERS Birmingham Active at 69 Victoria St, Birmingham ( - c) JAMES WALKER JAMES WALKER LTD London The firm was founded in c. by Sidney Sanders and William Metherell. From the firm operated as Sanders & Co and later acquired the name James Walker from a jewelers shop in Peckham (established in ).

Sacrum memoriae. Here lyeth Thomas Walker esqr three times Maior of this citty Together with Mariery his wife whereof the latter departed this life Novbr 3rd An Dom The former Feb 23 anno Having both lived together in no less religious feare of God Then conjugall love between themselves for the space of 43 years Our reste together is in the duste Feb J.

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Final performance. Premier - il primo omicidio. Il primo omicidio. Die Schöpfung Lausanne. Opera, May Diapason, 12 February Financial Times, 15 July The Birmingham Post, 21 December, New York Times, 27 July WALKER, THOMAS, merchant and local official; b. in England; d. 9 July in Boston, Massachusetts.

Thomas Walker, who had emigrated to Boston incame to Montreal in and established himself as a merchant. He purchased a fine stone house on Rue Saint-Paul, near the Chateau de Ramezay, and prospered in the western trade. View the profiles of people named Thomas Walker. Join Facebook to connect with Thomas Walker and others you may know.

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They have also lived in Belen, NM and Montgomery, AL. Thomas is related to Rochester B Walker and Jane B Hoerner as well as 2 additional people.

Select this result to view Thomas W Walker Jr's phone number, address, and more. Early days. Thomas Walker was born at "Rye Field", Walkerton, King and Queen County, was raised as an Englishman in the Tidewater region of 's first profession was that of a physician; he had attended the College of William and Mary and studied under his brother-in-law Dr.

George Gilmer. Walker became a man of status in the county when he married Mildred Thornton. We have found at least people in the UK with the name Thomas Walker.

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Most recently Thomas bought 5, units of MVIS stock worth $11, on 19 August The largest trade Thomas's ever made was buying 5, units of MicroVision stock on 19 August worth over. Thomas W. Walker (born Septem in Coosa County -) was pastor of 6th Avenue Baptist Church and Shiloh Baptist Church in Birmingham and founder of the Union Central Relief Association.

Walker was born to Emanuel and Charlotte Harris, then slaves owned by Benjamin Harris. In he and his family were sold at auction.

After emancipation and the death of Emanuel, Charlotte moved. View the profiles of professionals named "Thomas `walker" on LinkedIn. There are + professionals named "Thomas `walker", who use LinkedIn to exchange information, ideas, and opportunities.

His mother was the sister of the famous maritime inventor Edward Massey. Thomas was apprenticed as a clockmaker. In he moved to Birmingham and opened a clock shop. Around he began making logs and sounders under the Massey patent.

In Thomas took his son, Thomas F., into the business to form Thomas Walker & Son. Other articles where Thomas Walker is discussed: navigation: Distance and speed measurements: at any time; another Englishman, Thomas Walker, introduced successive refinements of the patent log beginning in This form of log is still in use.

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