Sharp, Roberts and Company was a Locomotive manufacturer in Manchester, England. Thomas Sharp and Richard Roberts opened the Atlas Works in 1828 to manufacture textile machinery and machine tools. The company changed its name several times, and following a move to Glasgow in 1888, eventually amalgamated with other firms in 1903 to form the North British Locomotive Company. In 1843, Roberts left and the firm. In 1852, the senior partner, John Sharp, retired and was replaced by Charles Patrick Stewart, the name of the company changing to Sharp Stewart and Company. In 1903, having built over 5000 engines, the company amalgamated with Neilson Reid and Company and Dübs and Company to form the North British Locomotive Company.
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