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Bishton, Kempson, Jellicorse and Callum

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of Cappon Field Iron Works, Bilston. Same as Caponfield Furnaces?

1835 Listed as iron founders and manufacturers of iron bar, rod, sheet, etc[1]

1841 Bankrupt. '... a Fiat in Bankruptcy, bearing date the 23th day of April 1835, awarded and issued forth against John Bishton, Edward Kempson, William John Jellicorse, and William Callum, late of the Capponfield Ironworks, near Wolverhampton, in the county of Stafford, Ironmasters and Copartners, Dealers and Chapmen,...'[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Pigot & Co's National Commercial Directory for Herefordshire, Leicestershire, Monmouthshire, Rutlandshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, North Wales, South Wales, 1835
  2. The London Gazette Publication date:6 July 1841 Issue:19996 Page:1765