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William Gilpin, Senior, and Co

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of Cannock, near Stafford.

1819 The partnership between William Gilpin and George Gilpin, carrying on business as William Gilpin and Son, of Wedges Mill, Cannock, edge-tool-makers, was dissolved by mutual consent[1]

1856 Dissolution of the Partnership between Bernard Gilpin and Thomas Dixon, carrying on business as Edge Tool Manufacturers, at Church Bridge Works and Wedges Mills, under the style or firm of William Gilpin, senr., and Co.; business continued by Bernard Gilpin[2]

1874 Dissolution of the Partnership between Bernard Gilpin and Ernest Wildman Burnett, as Iron Masters, Coal Masters, and Edge Tool Manufacturers, at Wedges Mills, and Church Bridge Works, Cannock, under the style of William Gilpin, Senr., and Co., by mutual consent. Debts received by Ernest Wildman Burnett.[3]

1911 The original company was liquidated and replaced by a new company of similar name[4]

1922 William Gilpin, Senior, and Co was wound up[5]

2014 William Gilpin, Senior and Co. (Tools) Ltd of Narrow Lane, Halesowen, West Midlands, was wound up[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. London Gazette 7 Dec 1819
  2. London Gazette 2 Sept 1856
  3. London Gazette 7 Aug 1874
  4. London Gazette 26 December 1911
  5. London Gazette 17 Oct 1922
  6. London Gazette 5 Dec 2014