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Francis and Henry Joseph Morton

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of 9½ Albion Street, Leeds, and 6 Castle Street, Liverpool

Wire-strand fencing and Tinned iron roofing

1851 Trials of their 'Fire Annihilator Machines' held by Francis Morton of Francis and H. J. Morton.[1]

1852 Trials of their 'Fire Annihilator Machines' held in Portsmouth by Francis Morton.[2]

1853 Partnership dissolved. Partnership between Francis Morton of Liverpool and Henry Joseph Morton of Leeds as Galvanised Iron Merchants, Wire Strand Fencing Manufacturers, Oil Merchants, Wire Rope Agents etc. is dissolved and the business will be continued by Henry Joseph Morton in Leeds.[3]

Becomes H. J. Morton and Co

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Sources of Information

  1. Liverpool Mercury - Friday 17 October 1851
  2. Liverpool Mail - Saturday 23 October 1852
  3. Liverpool Mercury - Friday 06 May 1853