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1805 Advert: 'ISAIAH HORTON, From near Birmingham, Begs leave to inform the Public, that he has taken the Foundery, lately occupied by Mr. William Kirkby, Richmond-street, Manchester, where he intends to carry on the business of Engine Boiler Maker, in all its various branches. -He flatters himself that, from many years experience, he will be able to give the greatest satisfaction.
N.B. Has convenient carriages for fetching boilers to repair.'
1815 Advertising as iron founders at Hunt Street, Oxford Street.