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William Pursall and Co

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1860 Dissolution of the Partnership between William Pursall, Philip Phillips and John Phillips carrying on the business of Percussion Cap and Cartridge Makers at Birmingham, under the style or firm of Pursall, Phillips, and Son, by mutual consent. All debts due to or from the said firm will be received and paid by the said Philip Phillips and John Phillips.[1]

1860 Presumably William Pursall then formed William Pursall and Co

George Kynoch joined the business in Whittall Street, Birmingham.

1863 Partnership dissolved. '... the Partnership heretofore carried on by us the undersigned, William Pursall and George Kynoch, as Percussion Cap and Cartridge Manufacturers, at No. 45, Hampton-street, Birmingham, in the county of Warwick, under the style or firm of William Pursall and Co., has this day been dissolved by mutual consent. All debts and liabilities of the partnership will be received and paid by the said George Kynoch, who will in future carry on the same trades on his own account...'[2]

See G. Kynoch and Co

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