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Charles Powis and Co

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1869.
1869.Wheel Making Machinery at Robey and Co Lincoln,Constructed by Charles Powis and Co
1869.Wheel Making Machinery at Robey and Co Lincoln,Constructed by Charles Powis and Co
1876.

Charles Powis and Co of Cyclops Works, Millwall Pier, London.

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1864 Mention. Charles Powis and Co, Cyclop Works, Millwall.[1]

1865 Machines for cutting and preparing wood.

1876 Mention. Tender for supplying pumping engines for an artesian well.[2]

1880 Charles Powis, Carter and Morris, at this address, was dissolved.

1882 Partnership dissolved. '... the Partnership heretofore subsisting between Charles Powis and John Henry Carter, carrying on business at No. 60, Gracechurch-street, in the city of London, and at Cyclops Works, Millwall Pier, Poplar, in the county of Middlesex, as Engineers and Contractors, under the name or style of Charles Powis and Company, has been dissolved, by mutual consent...'[3]

1883 Insolvent. '...Proceedings for Liquidation by Arrangement or Composition with Creditors, instituted by George Hempsted and Nathaniel Hempsted, of 68, Cow Gross-street, in the city of London, and of the Phoenix Iron and Crank Works, Grantham, in the county of Lincoln, trading in copartnership under the style or firm of Hempsted Brothers and Hempsted and Company, as Engineers, Boiler and Crank Makers, and Brick Merchants, and as to the said George Hempsted, of Compton House, Woodberry Down, N., and as to the said Nathaniel Hempsted, of Shelford House, Queen’s-road, Finsbury Park, N., both in the county of Middlesex, and formerly of Fletton Siding, Peterborough, in the county of Northampton, and of the Patent Steam Brick Works, Grantham, in the county of Lincoln, and of 9, Station-road, Finsbury Park, N., and Finsbury Park, and of New Southgate, and of West Green, and of Hornsey, and of Bowes Park Stations, all in the county of Middlesex, and of Hoe-street Station, in the county of Essex, and of the Cyclops Works, Millwall, in the county of Middlesex, and of 60, Gracechurch-street, in the city of London, trading under the style or firm of Hempsted Brothers and Hempsted and Company, Engineers, Boiler and Crank Makers, Manufacturers of Wood Working Machinery, Brick and Tile and Pipe Manufacturers and Merchants, Builders' Material and Timber Merchants, Land and Builders' Financiers, and also formerly trading in copartnership with Robert Hempsted, under the style of Robert Hempsted and Sons, at Patent Steam Brick Works, Grantham, in the county of Lincoln, as Brick, Tile, and Pipe Manufacturers, and also formerly trading at Cyclops Works, Millwall, in the county of Middlesex, and at 60, Gracechurch-street, in the city of London, under the style or firm of Charles Powis and Company, as Engineers and Manufacturers of Wood Working Machinery...'[4]

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