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Garton and Jarvis

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John Garton and Ambrose Parker Jarvis ironmongers, of Exeter

1840 Advert. Successors to Mr. Beal. Much detail in the advert.[1]

1849 Took over Samuel and William Kingdon

1853 Presentation to John Jarvis, Junior, when he leaves the company to go in to business on his own account.[2]

1860 'Crescent boiler' for heating hothouses, dwellings, pineapple and melon pits, etc.[3]

1863 Partnership dissolved. '...the undersigned, John Garton, John Lidstone Lindon, and William Jarvis, as Ironfounders and Ironmongers, and which was carried on under the style or firm of Garton and Jarvis, in the city of Exeter (and in which said partnership the said John Lidstone Lindon, and William Jarvis were concerned and interested as trustees and executors under the will of the late Ambrose Parker Jarvis, the deceased partner of the said John Garton), was dissolved by mutual consent...'[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Saturday 03 October 1840
  2. Western Times - Saturday 28 May 1853
  3. The Practical Mechanic's Journal, June 1860
  4. The London Gazette Publication date:4 December 1863 Issue:22794 Page:6409