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Roberts, Fothergill and Dobinson

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formerly Richard Roberts and Co

1845 February. Benjamin Fothergill and Robert Graham Dobinson join with Richard Roberts

1845 February. 1847 Robinson, Fothergill and Dobinson were listed as engineers of Globe Works, Faulkner Street[1]

1850 Robinson, Fothergill and Dobinson were listed as engineers, tool and machine makers, Globe Works, 79 Faulkner Street [2]

c1850 Fothergill retires and it becomes Roberts and Dobinson

1853 Robinson, Fothergill and Dobinson were listed as engineers, tool and machine makers, Globe Works, Faulkner Street. Also lists Richard Roberts, Benjamin Fothergill and Robert Graham Dobinson of this company. [3].


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Sources of Information

  1. 1847 Slater's Directories of Important English Towns
  2. 1850 Slater's Directory of Manchester and Salford
  3. Directory of Manchester and Salford, 1853