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O'Brien, Thomas and Co

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Dec 1921.

O'Brien, Thomas and Co, of 17 and 18, Upper Thames Street, London, E.C.

1897 Large range of stoves, chimney pieces, kitchen ranges, and general ironwork.[1]

1911 The Yates, Haywood and Co and The Rotherham Foundry Co was put up for sale. The works and working patterns were acquired by O'Brien, Thomas and Co of London, who continued to operate under the old name.

1914 Offered wallpapers (see advert)

1922 "NOTICE is hereby given, that the Partnership heretofore carried on by us, the undersigned, Henry O'Brien and Henry William O'Brien, as Iron Founders, Iron Merchants and Dealers, at 17, Upper Thames-street, in the city of London, and the Effingham Works, Rotherham, in the county of York, under the style or firm of "O'BRIEN, THOMAS & CO.," "YATES, HAYWOOD & CO." and "SKELTON, CORBITT & CO.," has been dissolved by mutual consent as from the 31st day of December, 1921, and such business will continue to be carried on as from the 1st day of January, 1922, by the said Henry O'Brien and Henry William O'Brien, in co-partnership with Terence O'Brien, Edwin Henry Howard and Arthur Percy Harrop, at 17, Upper Thames-street, and the Effingham Works, Rotherham aforesaid, under the same style as heretofore. Dated this tenth day of July, 1922"[2]

1952 Severed links with Yates, Haywood and Co

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1897
  2. London Gazette 17 Oct 1922