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1860 Business established by Henry Brecknell, Senior, a small non-ferrous foundry.
1877 Henry Brecknell became sole proprietor of the firm under the name of H. Brecknell and Son.
1880 His father died
1896 Henry was joined in partnership by Messrs. Munro and Rogers to form Brecknell, Munro and Rogers