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Ebenezer Smith and Co (of Manchester)

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of 7 Swan Street, Manchester, Iron Masters.

  • NB It seems likely this is a connected business connected with that of Ebenezer Smith and Co in Chesterfield, both of which had connections with Joseph Fletcher Smith.

1800 William Smith & Co, 7 Swan Street, Manchester listed in Bancks's Manchester & Salford Directory. Note 'William' was deleted and replaced by 'John' (iron founder, Oak Street)

1805 "Notice is hereby given, that all and every the Copartnership Concerns, Dealings and Transactions, subsisting between John Smith, of Chesterfield, Ebenezer Smith, and Benjamin Boothby, as joint Executors of Joseph Fletcher Smith, deceased, and John Smith, of Sheffield, (the surviving Partner of the said Joseph Fletcher Smith,) ceased and were dissolved at and from the 24th of June last. Witness our Hands this 21st of March 1806"[1]

1825 Listed as Iron founders, iron merchants, and ironmongers in Manchester[2]

1834 Listed in Pigot's Directory of Manchester as Iron & Brass Founders, 21 Oak Street, Swan Street

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Sources of Information

  1. London Gazette 22 Marc 1806
  2. [1] History, Directory, and Gazetteer of the County Palatine of Lancaster, Volume 2, 1825