Urbex- John Cockerill’s Iron Works – Sambre Seraing

Oct 29, 2019 | Urban

John Cockerill

John Cockerill – a British-born engineer.

Born — 3 August 1790
Haslingden, Lancashire, England

Died — 9 June 1840
Warsaw, Congress Poland

Son of William Cockerill
An inventor and engineer who started the John Cockerill company in Belgium since 1817.

William’s startup business was manufacturing machines for the spinning and carding of wood for the firm Simonis et Biolley.