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J. B. and T. Edlington

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1868 Company established by John Butler Edlington who took Thomas Edlington in to partnership and the business was known as J. B. and T. Edlington

1872 Patent. '3433. To John Butler Edlington and Thomas Edlington, Engineers, of Gainsborough, in the county of Lincolnshire, for the invention of "improvements in smutting and cleaning grain in combined thrashing machines."'[1]

1877 Patent. '3233. To John Butler Edlington and Thomas Edlington, Engineers, of Gainsborough, in the county of Lincoln, for the invention of "improvements in horse rakes."'[2]

1894 Partnership dissolved. '... the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us the undersigned, John Butler Edlington and Thomas Edtington, carrying on business as Agricultural Engineers and Implement Makers, at Gainsborough, in the county of Lincoln, under the style or firm of J. B. and T. Edlington, has been dissolved, by mutual consent, as from the 16th day of September, 1893. All debts due to and owing by the said late firm will be received and paid by the said J. B. Edlington, who will hereafter carry on the said business...'[3]

Became J. B. Edlington and Co

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