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Phoenix Ironworks

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of Chester

c1857 Arthur Rigg acquired the Phoenix Ironworks for his sons Arthur and James

1865 Dissolution of the Partnership between Arthur Rigg, Junior and James Rigg, carrying on business as Engineers and Machinists, at George-street, in the city of Chester, under the style or firm of Arthur and James Rigg.[1]

The business was continued by James Rigg

By 1873 Arthur junior had established business in London, with works in Chester - see Arthur Rigg (London).

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Sources of Information

  1. London Gazette 4 September 1866