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Summers, Day and Baldock

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1834 The firm was founded by William Alltoft Summers in conjunction with Charles Arthur Day and William Baldock, under the title of Summers, Day, and Baldock at Millbrook.

1837 Moved to Northam where new engineering workshops had been built; later the adjoining shipyard was acquired and the premises extended.

1854 Partnership - Baldock leaves. '....the Partnership between the undersigned, William Alltoft Summers, Charles Arthur Day, and William Baldock, in the trades or businesses of Engineers, Millwrights, Ironfounders, and General Dealers, at Northam, in the parish of Saint Mary, in the town and county of the town of Southampton, and elsewhere, under the firm of Summers, Day, and Baldock, was this day dissolved by mutual consent, to take effect as on and from the 31st day of May last; and in future the said trades or businesses will be carried on by the said William Alltoft Summers and Charles Arthur Day, on their own joint account...'[1]

Subsequently became Day, Summers and Co


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Sources of Information

  1. [1] Gazette Issue 21587 published on the 25 August 1854