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of Brereton, Rugeley, Staffs
1819 Dissolution of partnership: Toye & Co. Rugeley, iron-founders, (so far as regards T. Birch).
1821 Advert: 'DISSOLUTION of PARTNERSHIP. THE Partnership lately subsisting between JOHN TOYE, Brereton, and RICHARD FERRINGTON, of Rugeley, both in the county of Stafford, Iron Founders, trading under the firm of Toye and Ferrington, was dissolved on the twenty-fifth day of March instant, by mutual consent. All Debts owing and from the said concern, will be received and paid Richard Ferrington, who, in future, will carry on the trade on his own account, and humbly solicits a continuation of those favours so liberally bestowed on the late firm.—As witness our hands, JOHN TOYE. RICHARD FERRINGTON. Rugeley Iron Foundry, March 28, 1821.'
1826 Advert: 'RUGELEY IRON FOUNDRY, THOMAS HATFIELD having taken to the above concern, lately carried on by Mr. FERRINGTON, respectfully begs leave to acquaint the inhabitants of Rugeley and the public generally, that he is enabled to supply them with Parlour and Kitchen Grates, Stoves, &c. from the most approved patterns, Pallisades, Gates, Fencing, either with wrought or cast iron, and every description of Castings, upon the best terms. All orders conferred upon him will be executed with neatness and puuctuality. Rugeley, April 18, 1826.'