Category: History

January 1, 1970

Steam Engines in Crowle

From Stationary Steam Engines in Great Britain by Colin Bowden, George Coper & Ted McAvoy. Published by Colin Bowden, 1979 Crowle Belton Brick Company, Crowle Brickworks (SE774111) Horizontal single cylinder engine, Maker unknown ? – said to be Bradley & Craven Ltd, Wakefield. Possibly early 1900s (1975). Inverted vertical compound (enclosed). Belliss & Morcom Ltd, Birmingham. Late 1900s. Disused (1975) Ditto. Browett, Lindley & Co […]

January 1, 1970

Crowle Association for the Prosecution of Felons.

I came across an interesting document titled “Rules, Orders and Regulations of Crowle Association for the Prosecution of Felons”. It is dated 1814 and was printed by W.A. Justice of Howden. The introduction states that “Whereas Felonies and Misdemeanors of every Denomination have in the space of a few years increased to an alarming degree, and many persons have been deterred for prosecuting the Offenders […]