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Archibald Kenrick and Co

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Exhibit at the Ceredigion Museum‎.

of West Bromwich

Iron Masters and Manufacturers

1791 Archibald Kenrick set up an iron foundry business in West Bromwich.

1812 Archibald's nephew Samuel Kenrick joined him and the company name became Archibald Kenrick and Co

1818 Further purchases of land to expand the Spon Lane Works

1827 Name changed to Archibald Kenrick and Sons when Archibald Kenrick, Junior became a partner with his father Archibald Kenrick

1832 Partnership dissolved. '...the Partnership heretofore subsisting between the undersigned, Archibald Kenrick, the elder, Samuel Kenrick, and Archibald Kenrick the younger, as Ironfounders, carrying on business at West Bromwich, in the County of Stafford, was dissolved on the 29th day of September 1827...'[1]


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