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William Baines, Senior

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of 5 and 6, Great Winchester-street, London, E.C. (1897)

of Pennington and Baines

The representative of the Kane-Pennington Company of America (1895)

1896 A director of the Pennington Motor Foreign Patents Syndicate

1896-7 A financial agent. With William Norris, both of Great Winchester Street, took out various patents concerning improvements in motor vehicles, in electrically-driven sheep shearing or hair clipping machines, and in gearing for mechanically-propelled vehicles.

1900 Edward Joel Pennington and William Baines, the elder carrying on business as Pennington and Baines at Hotel Grand Central, Marylebone Road, London, were declared bankrupt[1]


Possibly this is William Baines, b 1816 Marylebone, London; died 1901 London; member of the London Stock Exchange.

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Sources of Information

  1. London Gazette 18 January 1901