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Joseph Ashforth and Co

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of Bruce File and Steel Works, Sheffield

1850 'JOSEPH ASHFORTH and CO., BRUCE WORKS, BRIDGE STREET, Sheffield, Successors to the late Geo. Whitham and Co., File, Steel, Screw, &c, Manufacturers, beg to inform their Friends and the Public, that they have Purchased the Premises, Working Took, &c., of the late Josiah Gallimore, Manufacturer of Screw Jacks, Press Screws, Screw Stocks and Dies, and Smith and Engineering Work in general, and beg to solicit a continuance of those favours so long bestowed on their Predecessors. N.B. — Manufacturers of Ashforth's Registered Ratchet Spanner. January 4th, 1850.'[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. Sheffield Independent - Saturday 12 January 1850