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Hempsted Brothers

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1883 Insolvent. '...Proceedings for Liquidation by Arrangement or Composition with Creditors, instituted by George Hempsted and Nathaniel Hempsted, of 68, Cow Gross-street, in the city of London, and of the Phoenix Iron and Crank Works, Grantham, in the county of Lincoln, trading in copartnership under the style or firm of Hempsted Brothers and Hempsted and Company, as Engineers, Boiler and Crank Makers, and Brick Merchants, and as to the said George Hempsted, of Compton House, Woodberry Down, N., and as to the said Nathaniel Hempsted, of Shelford House, Queen’s-road, Finsbury Park, N., both in the county of Middlesex, and formerly of Fletton Siding, Peterborough, in the county of Northampton, and of the Patent Steam Brick Works, Grantham, in the county of Lincoln, and of 9, Station-road, Finsbury Park, N., and Finsbury Park, and of New Southgate, and of West Green, and of Hornsey, and of Bowes Park Stations, all in the county of Middlesex, and of Hoe-street Station, in the county of Essex, and of the Cyclops Works, Millwall, in the county of Middlesex, and of 60, Gracechurch-street, in the city of London, trading under the style or firm of Hempsted Brothers and Hempsted and Company, Engineers, Boiler and Crank Makers, Manufacturers of Wood Working Machinery, Brick and Tile and Pipe Manufacturers and Merchants, Builders' Material and Timber Merchants, Land and Builders' Financiers, and also formerly trading in copartnership with Robert Hempsted, under the style of Robert Hempsted and Sons, at Patent Steam Brick Works, Grantham, in the county of Lincoln, as Brick, Tile, and Pipe Manufacturers, and also formerly trading at Cyclops Works, Millwall, in the county of Middlesex, and at 60, Gracechurch-street, in the city of London, under the style or firm of Charles Powis and Company, as Engineers and Manufacturers of Wood Working Machinery...'[1]

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