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Muspratt and Co, chemical manufacturers, of Newton-le-Willows
1830 The partnership ended. Muspratt moved to Newton-le-Willows on the St Helens Canal.
From 1832 until 1850 Muspratt was continually involved in litigation concerning the emissions from the works; in the end the works had to be closed.
1840 After 2 years, the attempt to develop the process were stopped and a Leblanc plant constructed.
1843 Apparatus for the manufacture of the Prussiates of Potash.
1850 Newton works was closed.
Muspratt's sons, Richard and Frederic, opened successful new works at Flint (as Muspratt Bros. and Huntley) and Widnes.
1858 Partnership dissolved of Muspratt and Co, of Liverpool and Flint.
Also see James Muspratt and Sons