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Vickers and Sons

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1843 Vickers and Sons were corn millers)[1]. They were signatories to a petition asking the Master Cutler to call a meeting relating to a recent bank failure; Naylor, Hutchinson, Vickers and Co was another signatory [2].

1843 "NOTICE is hereby given, that the Partnerships heretofore existing between us the undersigned, Benjamin Vickers, William Vickers, and Edward Vickers, as Corn Millers, under the firm of Vickers and Sons, and as Spindle Manufacturers, under the firm of William Vickers and Co. at Sheffield, in the county of York, and all other joint concerns between us, under whatsoever firm carried on, are this day dissolved, by mutual consent, so far as regards the said William Vickers."[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. General Directory of Sheffield, 1849
  2. The Sheffield and Rotherham Independent, 21 January 1843
  3. London Gazette 29 December 1843