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Aldebert, Becher and Co

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1811 Bankruptcy of Isaac Aldebert, Charles Christian Becher, and James Hargreaves, late of St. Paul's Church Yard, but now of Copthall Buildings, Merchants and Copartners, Dealers and Chapmen.[1]

1811 Advert: 'SALE BY AUCTION,
By Peter Baron,
On Wednesday the first day of May 1811, at the Palace Inn, in Market street lane, in Manchester, in the county of Lancaster, percisely at 4 o'clock in the afternoon, subject to such conditions as shall be then and there produced, (if not previously disposed of by private contract, of which due notice will given )
The fee simple and inheritance of and all that substantial and well built Cotton Factory, situate and being in Great Newton Street, in Manchester aforesaid, and in the possession of Messrs Aldebert, Becher and Co together with steam engine of the power of thirty horses, and a large reservoir of water communicating and used with the said factory.
And also all the machinery in the said factory, consisting of 14,880 mule spindles, which are in complete repair, and from which Twist of the first quality is manufactured, and the premises are replete with every convenience requisite for carrying on the Cotton Spinning business, and are now in fullwork. The purchaser may be accommodated with time for payment of the purchase money.
The above premises are only subject to a small annual rent of £13. 15.
Further pariculars may be had by application to Mr Pearson,at the Mill, or to Samuel Edge, Solicitor, Queen Street, Saint Ann's, Manchester.'[2]

1818 Aldebert and Aldebert, Becher & Co listed as as subscribers in the 'Account of the Society of Friends of Foreiguers in Distress'[3]

More information on Aldebert ( -1817) and Becher (1770-1836) here.

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Sources of Information

  1. London Gazette, p.2393
  2. Manchester Mercury, 2 April 1811
  3. [1] 'Account of the Society of Friends of Foreiguers in Distress', 1818