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Griffith Evans

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Cast iron structure of Newport Market Hall, dated 1864

Griffith Evans of Emlyn Foundry, Newport, Mon.

1863 'Partnership dissolved between Thomas Evan Williams and Griffith Evans, iron founders, Emlyn Foundry, Newport. Debts by Evans.'[1]

1867 Reference to bankruptcy - Griffith Evans, mechanical engineer, brass and iron founder [2]

It appears that the Emlyn Foundry was subsequently occupied by Charles D. Phillips

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Sources of Information

  1. London Gazette 11th August 1863
  2. London Gazette 11th June 1867