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E. and W. Pontifex and Co

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Coppersmiths of Shoe Lane, Holborn

1841 Journeyman coppersmiths withdrew their labour from the factory in dispute over the unrestricted number of apprentices that the firm wanted to employ; Edmund Pontifex declined to change the arrangements[1]

1841 Pontifex (Edmund and William) and Wood were millwrights

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Sources of Information

  1. The Northern Star and Leeds General Advertiser, August 14, 1841