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Thomas Vernon and Co

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Thomas Vernon and Company of Regent Street Foundry, Liverpool

Presumably the business established by Thomas Vernon

1840s Building ships. May also have built some locomotives

1842 Edward Bury, James Kennedy and Timothy Abraham Curtis went into partnership as Bury, Curtis and Kennedy. At some point they also joined with John Vernon in Thomas Vernon and Co.

1849 Dissolution of the Partnership formerly existing between Edward Bury, Timothy Abraham Curtis, James Kennedy, and John Vernon, under the firm of Thomas Vernon and Co., in and near Liverpool, as Iron Ship Builders, Boilermakers, and Smiths, which ceased on the 31st March[1]

Presumably continued as Thomas Vernon and Son?

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. London Gazette 11 May 1849
  • British Steam Locomotive Builders by James W. Lowe. Published in 1975. ISBN 0-905100-816