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of Commercial Road, Exeter.
1839 Advertisement. 'IRON FOUNDRY, COMMERCIAL ROAD, EXETER. All Persons indebted to the Estate of the late Mr. WILLIAM HUXHAM, are requested to pay the same to his Son FREDERICK HUXHAM, who will continue the Business as usual, and any parties having any demands, are requested to forward the same.' (presumably this was Exeter Iron Co).
1842 Advertisement. 
1850 Exhibited an Emigrants Flour Mill at the Royal Agricultural Society's show
1859 Death of Frederick Huxham
1874 Advertised for fitters and erectors
1883 Tanners' engineers
See Huxham and Browns for subsequent activities.