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1797 Company formed by Thomas Kirkland Glazebrook; opened the Orford Lane Glassworks.
1802 On the 7th August the five member partnership of Davies, Glazebrook and Co, Orford Lane Glassworks was dissolved. The names and holdings of the partners were: John Davies (10% share holding - Accountant / Administrator), Thomas Kirkland Glazebrook (10% share holding in name of James Glazebrook), Samuel Brettel (30% share holding - Glass Cutter), Thomas England (30% share holding - Metal Mixer) and John Alderfon (20% share holding - Glass Blower).