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Gorebrook Ironworks

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in Longsight, Manchester

Occupied in 1870s and 1880s by Weild and Co.

1891 'NOTICE is hereby given, that the PARTNERSHIP heretofore subsisting between us the undersigned JAMES WHALEY SHEPHERD and WILLIAM AYRTON, carrying on business at the Gorebrook Ironworks, Longsight, near Manchester, as engineers, toolmakers, and machinists, under the style or firm of "Shepherd and Ayrton," was dissolved as and from the 31st day of October 1890. All debtors due to or owing the late partnership" firm will received and paid by the said William Ayrton, who will carry the business his own account, under the. style or firm of " Wm. Ayrton and Co."— Dated this sixth day of January, 1891. J. W. SHEPHERD. WM. AYRTON.'[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser,7 January 1891