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William Hargreaves

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c.1822 Born[1]

1845 Went into partnership with John Hick, his brother-in-law; the company Benjamin Hick and Sons was renamed Hick, Hargreaves and Co

1847 Birth of son John Henry Hargreaves

1889 On his death the company took limited status.

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