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Samuel Brown and Co

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of Limehouse, London

1806 Samuel Brown, then a Royal Navy lieutenant, began experimenting in the use of chain for naval use, and started chain manufacture in Narrow Street, Limehouse, as Samuel Brown and Co

1808 Brown went into partnership with Samuel Lenox - see Brown, Lenox and Co

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