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Devereux, Taylor and Co

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Also traded as the London Mill Co

1825 Advertisement. 'PATENT CORN MILLS.—The extraordinary usefulness and simplicity of the Patent Mills manufactured by the LONDON MILL COMPANY, have established them as the most necessary and valuable Machines for private Families, Farmers, Emigrants, ever Invented. Their Flour Dressing Machines are also on the most improved principle. Prices for Ready Money only are as follows: First-size Mill, from 7l. 7s. to 12/. 12s. Second ditto 21l. to 31l. 10s. Third ditto, 50 guineas and upwards. Dressing Machines, 5l. 5s. to 10l. 10s. and upwards. All Orders (post paid) addressed to the Company's Warehouse, No. 114, Cheapside, or Manufactory, No. 11, Jewin crescent, will be duly attended to.'[1]

1825 Partnership dissolved. '...the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us the undersigned, Francis Devereux and Henry Taylor, under the stile or firm of Devereux, Taylor, and Co. and of the London Mill Company, or London Portable Mill Company, as Engineers, Machinists, and Manufacturers of the London Portable Mills, carrying on the business at Jewin-Street-Crescent and No. 114, Cheapside, London, formerly carried on by the said Francis Devreux solely, under some or one of the above stiles of firms, is this day dissolved; by mutual consent; and that all debts due to the said firm, as well as to the said Francis Devereux solely in respect of the said business, are. to. be received by the undersigned Henry Taylor for his own use...'[2]

Became Taylor and Jones (London) at Jewin Street Crescent

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Sources of Information

  1. Morning Herald (London) - Wednesday 09 February 1825
  2. The London Gazette Publication date:25 October 1825 Issue:18187 Page:1951