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Laird and Kitson

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Note: See also Laird, Kitson and Co

Airedale Foundry, Leeds, established by James Kitson who successively formed partnerships with others.

1839 December: Reference to Laird and Kitson's foundry [1]

1842 Laird left the partnership, not having received the financial return he expected. Kitson was then joined by Isaac Thompson and William Watson Hewitson, the company then becoming Kitson, Thompson and Hewitson.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Leeds Mercury, Saturday, December 7, 1839