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of Rutland Terrace Ironworks, Stamford
1837 Business founded by Henry Smith
1842 The company moved to new premises known as Rutland Terrace Ironworks.
1842 Advertisement. 'Newly-invented Balance Horse Rake'. 
1844 Thomas Woodhouse Ashby joined Henry Smith and Co
1851 Exhibited at the Great Exhibition
1853 The business was known as Smith and Ashby when Thomas W. Ashby became a partner