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Samuel and William Kingdon

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of Exeter, Iron Founders

Samuel Kingdon and William Kingdon

1826 October. Fire at premises in Waterbeer street

1842. Legal case where Uriah Osborn is accused of embezzling from Samuel and William Kingdon, ironfounders of Exeter. He had been employed by them for forty years. John Eyre Kingdon said he was managing assistant of Messrs. Kingdon and the son of Samuel Kingdon. James Smith Kingdon younger brother to John Eyre Kingdon. Uriah Osborn guilty of stealing four sovereigns.[1]

1849 Business bought by Garton and Jarvis

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Sources of Information

  1. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Saturday 30 July 1842