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1833 Company formed
1850 Special meeting called to consider report on improvements by the engineer Mr Simpson. Samuel Barnes is Chairman and William Tompson is Secretary.
1878 Special meeting to close the company and transfer the undertaking to the council. Ralph Sanders is Chairman.