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.

Shortridge and Wright

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of Worsbrough, near Barnsley, Yorkshire, and of 29 Fenchurch St, London EC, gunpowder makers

1870 Partnership dissolved. '...the Partnership heretofore subsisting between John Shortridge and Charles Wright, in the trade or business of Gunpowder Manufacturers, carried on by them at Worsborough, in the county of York, under the firm of Shortridge and Wright, was dissolved on the 7th day of May, 1869, by the death of the said John Shortridge. And further notice is given, that all the debts owing by or to the said firm will be paid and received by the said Charles Wright, who is now carrying on the said business on his own account.— Dated this 7th day of May, 1870. Sarah Sellers, George Miller, Charles Wright, John Chambers, Executrix and Executors of the said John Shortridge. Charles Wright....'[1]

1893 Partnership dissolved. '...the Partnership lately subsisting between us the undersigned, Henry Smith and Henry Sayles Smith, carrying on business as Gunpowder Manufacturers and Merchants, at Worsborough Dale, near Barnsley, in the county of York, under the style or firm of Shortridge and Wright, was dissolved, by. mutual consent...'[2]

1893 Acquired by G. Kynoch and Co

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