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Heywood Brothers

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of Victoria Finishing Works, Sackville Street, Manchester.

Possibly two companies of this name

1879 Partnership change. '...the partnership heretofore subsisting between the undersigned James Henry Heywood, Jesse Henry Watson, and Charles Oliver Heywood. carrying on business at the Victoria Finishing Work Sackville-street, in the city Manchester, as finishers and makers-np, under tbe style of "Heywood and Watson," has been this day dissolved by mutual consent. All debts due and owing win be received and paid by us, tbe undersigned James Henry Heywood and Charles Oliver Heywood, whom the business win be continued...'[1]

1886 Partnership dissolved. '...the Partnership heretofore existing between as the undersigned, James Henry Heywood and Charles Oliver Heywood, carrying on business as Finishers, at 60, Sackville-street, Manchester, under the style of Heywood Brothers, has this day been dissolved by mutual consent....'[2]

1891 Directory: Listed as finishers. More details

1894 Premises to be let. 56 Sackville Street and the finishing machinery within. Three story building.[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Saturday 15 November 1879
  2. The London Gazette Publication date:15 October 1886 Issue:25634 Page:5021
  3. Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Tuesday 19 June 1894