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Edward Lucas and Son

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1903. The Ace of Spades, 'Special Brand'.

Edward Lucas and Son of Dronfield Foundry, near Sheffield.

1790 Company established by Edward Lucas

Succeeded by his sons, grandsons, etc

Previously Edward Lucas and Sons.

1890 Dissolution of the Partnership between Edward Lucas, Samuel Lucas, Thomas Harrison Lucas, and William Lucas, carrying on business at Dronfield Foundry and Dronfield Forge, in the county of Derby, as Ironfounders, Spindle and Flyer Manufacturers, Spade and Shovel Manufacturers, and General Merchants, under the style of Edward Lucas and Son. All debts will be received and paid by the Samuel Lucas and Thomas Harrison Lucas, who will continue to carry on the said businesses of Ironfounders and Spindle and Flyer Manufacturers, at Dronfield Foundry aforesaid, under the same style of Edward Lucas and Son, and the said Edward Lucas and William Lucas will also continue to carry on the said business of Spade and Shovel Manufacturers, at Dronfield Forge aforesaid, under the style of Edward and William Lucas[1]

1908. Samuel Lucas retired; the business was carried on by Thomas Harrison Lucas.

1914 Principal: Thomas Harrison Lucas, J.P.

1914 Malleable ironfounders, spindle and flyer makers. Specialities: spindles and flyers, roving, spinning, cops. [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. London Gazette 16 Sept 1890
  2. 1914 Whitakers Red Book