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Small engineering works in which the Tangy brothers made machine tools in the 1850s. From 'One and All' by Richard Tangye (London, c1889). Richard Tangye (1833-1906) English engineer of Cornish Quaker origin, supplied hydraulic jacks for the launch of the SS Great Eastern. He instituted Saturday half holiday for his factory workers.

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Small engineering works in which the Tangy brothers made machine tools in the 1850s. From 'One and All' by Richard Tangye (London, c1889).  Richard Tangye (1833-1906) English engineer of Cornish Quaker origin, supplied hydraulic jacks for the launch of the SS Great Eastern. He instituted Saturday half holiday for his factory workers.