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of Kirbv-street, Canal-street, Manchester (1842)
of Ancoats, Manchester.
1820s: A number of Warrington glassmen moved to the Ancoats area of Manchester to set up new glass businesses.
1827 The company Maginnis, Molineaux, and Company opened at Kirby Street, Ancoats. The founders were William Maginnis, Thomas Molineaux, Boulton Molineaux, Owen Ellis and Thomas Webb as
1831 The partnership spilt. The firm was then known as Molineaux, Webb, Ellis, and Company
1842 Molineaux and Webb were Flint glass manufacturers
1848 The business became Molineaux, Webb, and Company
After several changes of name and leadership the company was controlled by the Webb family from the 1860s.
1887-1929: The company was known as Molineaux, Webb, and Company Limited
WWI: Gave up production of tableware; concentrated on lighting, chemical and medical goods.
1929 The company went into liquidation, and passed out of the hands of the Webbs soon afterwards.