Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Sherwin and Cotton

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Sherwin & Cotton, Eastwood Tile Works, Hanley.

Formerly Sherwin, Wood and Co

1885 Partnership change. '... the Partnership previously subsisting between James Sherwin, Arthur Sherwin, Henry Cotton, and David Sherwin, carrying on business at Vine-street, Hanley in the county of Stafford, as Encaustic Tile Manufacturers, under the style of Sherwin and Cotton, was dissolved on the 31st day of October, 1884. The said partnership business will in future be carried on by the said James Sherwin, Arthur Sherwin, and Henry Cotton, under the said style or firm of Sherwin and Cotton...'[1]

1911 Company dissolved. '... Deed of Assignment for the benefit of Creditors, executed on the 18th day of May, 1911, by JAS. SHERWIN, of The Gables, Basford, Stoke-on-Trent, in the county of Stafford, Tile Manufacturer, and ARTHUR SHERWIN, of Alderside, Stone, in the said county, Tile Manufacturer, carrying on business in co-partnership as Tile Manufacturers and Sanitary Ware Manufacturers, at the Eastwood Tile Works, Eastwood-road, Hanley, in the county of Stafford aforesaid, said at the Waverley Works, Shelton, Stoke-on-Trent aforesaid, under the style or firm of "Sherwin and Cotton."...'[2]

1911 Acquired by H and R Johnson


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