William Bedington (c1773-1862) of Bedington, Tonks and Co and other firms
1850 Partnership dissolved. '...the Partnership subsisting between William Bedington, junr. and Henry Docker, of Birmingham, Railway Lamp Manufacturers, is this day dissolved by mutual consent....'
1862 Died. 'On the 4th Inst. his 90th year. William Bedington, gentleman, of Pershore Road, late the firm Bedington and Tonks, brassfounders, Cheapside, which business he established in 1791.' Probate to his nephew James Bedington, manufacturer.