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In the 1860s there were serious problems with the furring-up of the mains so a scraper was invented, the first by Mr J. G. Appold but subsequently one designed by Mr William Froude (of Chelston Cross) was introduced and was in use for nearly a century.


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Title Value
Identifier ref 1462
Coverage Devon. Torquay
Creator Pike, John
Format html file
Publisher Torbay Library Services
Rights John Pike
Source Torbay Library Services
Subject Christie. Community. Utility
Type Text
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