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Henry P. Parkes and Ross

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1880. From ‘The Engineer’ of 2nd January

of Tipton Green Works, Tipton and of 7 Gorse Piazzas, Liverpool

c.1820 Henry Pershouse Parkes of Dudley established his business.

Presumably Henry P Parkes and Ross was formed sometime after the death of H P Parkes in 1867

1880 Advert.

1881 Advert. Established over 50 years. Manufacturers of Chains, Cables and Anchors. Forgings of every description.

1885 Partnership between Henry Pershouse Parkes (sic) and Alexander Stewart Ross was dissolved[1]

Presumably then became Henry P. Parkes and Co.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The London Gazette 5 June 1885