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Cross Brothers (Birmingham)

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Cross Brothers of 56 Price street Birmingham, manufacturers of gun actions and screw rivets

1869 Partnership change. '...the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us the undersigned, Joseph Wheeler Cross, James Wheeler Cross, Thomas Damby Cross, and William Wheeler Cross, in the trade or business of Breech Loading Action Makers, at Price-street, Birmingham, in the county of Warwick, trading under the style or firm of Cross Brothers, was dissolved by mutual consent, as and from the 20th day of August instant, so far only as regards the said Joseph Wheeler Cross. All debts due to and owing by the said firm will be respectively received and paid by the said James Wheeler Cross, Thomas Damby Cross, and William Wheeler Cross, by whom the said business will in future be carried on...'[1]

1872 Partnership change. '... the Partnership subsisting between us the undersigned, William Wheeler Cross, James Wheeler Cross, and Thomas Damby Cross, in the trade or business of Gun Action and Screw Rivet Makers, in Price-street, Birmingham, in the county of Warwick, trading under the style or firm of Cross Brothers, was dissolved by mutual consent, as and from the 25th day of November instant, so far only as regards the said William Wheeler Cross. All debts due to and owing by the said firm will be respectively received and paid by the said James Wheeler Cross and Thomas Damby Cross, by whom the said business will in future be carried on...'[2]

1875 Company bankrupt. '...In the Matter of Proceedings for Liquidation by Arrangement or Composition with Creditors, instituted by James Wheeler Cross and Thomas Damby Cross, of 55 and 56, Price-street, Lancaster-street, Birmingham, in the county of Warwick, Rivet Manufacturers and Gun Action Makers, Copartners, trading as Cross Brothers...'[3]

1884 Mentioned. Cross Brothers, 56 Price Street.[4]

1890 Partnership change. '...the Partnership lately subsisting between us the undersigned, James Wheeler Cross and Thomas Damby Cross, carrying on business as Gun Action and Gun Implement Makers, under the firm of Cross Brothers, at Nos. 55 and 56, Price-street, Birmingham, was dissolved, on the 24th day of May, 1890, by mutual consent; and that all debts due to and owing by the said late firm will be received and paid by the said James Wheeler Cross, who will in future carry on the said business on his own account...'[5]

Thomas Damby Cross left and set up T. D. Cross and Sons

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