Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 128,058 pages of information and 202,478 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.
Thomas Benyon and Benjamin Benyon were successful wool merchants in Shrewsbury.
In 1790 they owned warehouses in the town and after ten years of activity, had earned £13,000.
1795 They were in close contact with John Marshall - the three men entered a partnership to finance a flax mill in Leeds. Marshall contributed £9,000 and the Benyons jointly provided the same amount.