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Percival, Vickers and Co

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Jersey Street, Ancoats, Manchester.

Thomas Percival, one of the founders of Percival & Vickers, was the nephew of Thomas Webb, founding partner in Molineaux, Webb and Co of Ancoats.

1882 Advert: Makers of plain, cut, pressed, and engraved glass and glassware, including chemical retorts and ships’ lights.

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