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Sheldon, Bush and Patent Shot Co

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Former shot tower in 2012. Bristol Floating Harbour in front, Cheese Lane behind

of Cheese Lane, Bristol

1862 James Williams Patent Shot Co carrying on business as manufactures of sheet lead, leaden pipes and patent shot at Radcliff [Redcliff] Hill and Cheese Lane was dissolved. Signed by James Williams, Thomas Somers, William M. Mackreth and Arthur William Pitt Bush. Immediately following is the Shot House, Radcliff Hill and the Rolling Mills, Cheese Lane together with the stock of the above company are to continue under the name of Sheldon, Bush and Patent Shot Company. Signed by Thomas Sheldon, William Arthur Pitt Bush and Elliott Armstrong. [1]

1878 January 1st. Articles of Partnership - Thomas Sheldon, Arthur William Pitt Bush and the Patent Shot Company [2]

1891 April 2nd. Endorsement: Agreement supplemental to Articles of Partnership of Sheldon Bush and Patent Shot Company on admission of Arthur Ernest Thomas and Elliot Armstrong junior, as partners. [3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Bristol Mercury, Saturday, May 10, 1862
  2. Bristol Record Office
  3. Bristol Record Office