The workhorse of
the boiler industry during the first part of the 20th Century was the
Lancashire boiler developed and Patented by Sir William Fairbairn.
It was the successor to the Cornish boiler designed by Richard
Lancashire boilers were always set into brickwork and could be used for
either steam or low pressure hot water heating systems.
would welcome any photos taken of Lancashire boilers from their
heyday. Any application of the boiler/s would be welcome from manufacture,
operation, other uses and even when removed and abandoned.