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Adkin and Sons

From Graces Guide

of St. George in the East, London

Tobacco manufacturers

See Robert Whitley Adkin

1849 Partnership dissolved. '...the Partnership subsisting between us the undersigned, Margaret Ann Adkin, Robert Whitley Adkin, and John Adkin, as Tobacco Manufacturers, at Nos. 185 and 186, Saint George's street, Saint George in the East, in the county of Middlesex, under the style or firm of Adkin and Sons, was this day dissolved by mutual consent...'[1]

1861 'The Old Blue Boar has been demolished, and a splendid building erected on its site, by Messrs. Adkin and Sons, the extensive tobacco manufacturers, who have appropriated it for the purposes of their trade, with all the newest appliances of of machinery. . . Messrs Adkin give employment to around one hundred hands'[2]

1870 Adkin and Sons. Blue Boar Tobacco Factory. Aldgate. E.[3]

1885 Partnership change. William Charles Bartholomew Hockly retires. '...the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us the undersigned, John Adkin, Charles Adkin, William Charles Bartholomew Hockly, Robert Adkin, John Gibb Adkin, and Francis Newbery Adkin, carrying on business as Tobacco Manufacturers, under the style or firm of Adkin and Sons, at No. 31, Aldgate High-street, and at No. 34, King William-street, both in the city of London, has been dissolved, by mutual consent, as from the 1st day of September, 1885. so far as regards the said William Charles Bartholomew Hockly, who has retired from the said firm as from that date. All debts due and owing to and from the said firm will be received and paid by the said John Adkin, Charles Adkin, Robert Adkin, John Gibb Adkin, and Francis Newbery Adkin, by whom the said business will in future be carried on under the said style or firm of Adkin and Sons, as heretofore at No. 31, Aldgate High-street aforesaid and No. 34, King William-street aforesaid...'[4]

1886 Partnership change. Charles Adkin retires. '... the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us the undersigned, John Adkin, Charles Adkin, Robert Adkin, John Gibb Adkin, and Francis Newbery Adkin, carrying on business as Tobacco Manufacturers, under the firm or style of Adkin and Sons, at No. 31, Aldgate High-street and at No. 34, King William-street, both in the city of London, has been dissolved, by mutual consent, as from the 1st day of September, 1886, so far as regards the said Charles Adkin, who has retired from the said firm as from that date. All debts due and owing to and from the said firm will be received and paid by the said John Adkin, Robert Adkin, John Gibb Adkin, Francis Newbery Adkin, and William Wellesley Hockly, by whom the said business will in future be carried on, under the said style or firm of Adkin and Sons, as heretofore, at No. 31, Aldgate High-street aforesaid and No. 34, King William street aforesaid...'[5]

1890 Partnership change. William Wellesley Hockly retires. '...the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us the undersigned, John Adkin, Robert Adkin, John Gibb Adkin, Francis Newbery Adkin, and William Wellesley Hockly, carrying on business as Tobacco Manufacturers, under the firm or style of Adkin and Sons, at No. 31, Aldgate High-street and at No. 34, King William-street, both in the city of London, has been dissolved, by mutual consent, as on and from the 17th day of June, 1890, so far as regards the said William Wellesley Hockly, who has retired from the said firm as on and from that date. All debts due and owing to and from the said firm will be received and paid by the said John Adkin, Robert Adkin, John Gibb Adkin, and Francis Newbery Adkin, by whom the said business will in future be carried on under the said style or firm of Adkin and Sons as heretofore, at No. 31, Aldgate High-street aforesaid and No. 34, King William-street aforesaid...'[6]

1901 Partnership dissolved. '...the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us the undersigned, John Adkin, Robert Adkin, John Gibb Adkin, and Francis Newbery Adkin, carrying on business as Tobacco Manufacturers, at 31, Aldgate High-street, in the city of London, under the style or firm of ADKIN AND SONS, has been dissolved by mutual consent as and from the 2nd day of November, 1901...'[7]

1901 Became part of the Imperial Tobacco Co

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