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Hill and Morton

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1883 Bankrupt. '...Liquidation by Arrangement or Composition with Creditors, instituted by Walter Thorold Hill and William Thomas Morton, trading in copartnership under the style or firm of Hill and Morton, at the Trafalgar Works, Upper Well-street, and Gas-street, both in the city of Coventry, in the county of Warwick, as Bicycle, Tricycle, Gun, and Perambulator Manufacturers, and also trading at Hill-cross, in the city of Coventry, aforesaid, as Watch Manufacturers and Jewellers, under the style of the Chronograph Watch and Jewellery Manufacturing Company, the said Walter Thorold Hill now residing in lodgings at No. 5, Trinity terrace, and formerly residing in lodgings at No. 20, Warwick-row, and the said William Thomas Morton residing at No. 12, Hill-cross, all in the said city of Coventry,..'[1]

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  1. [1] [2] Gazette Issue 25290 published on the 23 November 1883. Page 216 of 232