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Seaman and Hornsby

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of Grantham

Iron Founders and Millwrights

1810 Richard Hornsby arrived in Grantham and set up Seaman and Hornsby with his business partner, Richard Seaman, a fellow Methodist.

1815 Richard Hornsby was an iron and brass founder working from Spittlegate Ironworks at Grantham.

1828 Became Richard Hornsby and Sons when Seaman retired.

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