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1843 Dissolution of the Partnership between Thomas Freen and John Burrows, of Tu...-wharf (unclear), Kingsland-road, in the county of Middlesex, Cement Manufacturers, trading under the firm of Thomas Freen and Co.[1]

1845 Dissolution of the partnership between James Lamb and Andrew Sym, under the firm of Thomas Freen and Co., Roman Cement Makers, so far as regards the said Andrew Sym[2]

1852 Dissolution of the Partnership between James Lamb and George Burn Oman, carrying on business under the style or firm of Thomas Freen and Company, as Cement and Plaster Manufacturers, on the1st day of April, 1852; George Burn Oman ceased to have any interest in the said concern[3]

1854 The bills of Messrs Thomas Freen and Co, makers of Roman cement, were suspended; this had been anticipated[4]

1855 The partners of Thomas Freen and Co were bankrupt[5]

1856 Petition for adjudication of Bankruptcy filed against James Lamb, Edward Lewis,and William Thomas Allum, all of Wouldham, in the county of Kent, and Kingsland-road, in the county of Middlesex, Cement Manufacturers and Lime Burners and Co-partners, trading under the firm or style of Thomas Freen and Company, filed the 11th day of April, 1855, did, on the 8th day of March last, grant the said William Thomas Allum a Certificate of the third class[6]

1858 First dividend payment from the partnership of James Lamb, Edward Lewis, Wm. Thos. Allum, all of Wouldham, in the county of Kent, and Kingsland-road, in the county of Middlesex, Cement Manufacturers and Lime Burners and Copartners, trading as Thomas Freen and Co[7]

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1862 Freen and Co were one of many cement manufacturers whose production was recognised at the 1862 London Exhibition as doing them credit.

1865 Dissolution of the Partnership between David Allan Ramsay, Edmund Lloyd Bagshawe, and George Pearce Pocock, carrying on business as Manufacturers of Portland and Roman Cements, and Plaster of Paris, Lime Burners, Lath Renders, &c., at Frindsbury, in the county of Kent, No. 17, Abingdon-street, in the city of Westminster, No. 3, Canal-road, Kingsland, in the county of Middlesex, No. 79, King William-street, in the city of London, and elsewhere, under the style or firm of Freen and Company[8]

1866 The company was wound up[9]

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Sources of Information

  1. London Gazette 3 Nov 1843
  2. London Gazette 7 Oct 1845
  3. London Gazette 29 Nov 1853
  4. The Times, Aug. 25, 1854
  5. The Times, Apr. 28, 1855
  6. London Gazette 25 April 1856
  7. London Gazette 1 Jan 1858
  8. London Gazette 20 June 1865
  9. The Times Apr. 27, 1866