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James Bimson

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1848.

James Bimson (1806- ) of Clarington Brook Forge, Wigan

Partnership formerly Whittle and Bimson

1851 Living at Clarington Brook, Ince, Wigan: James Bimson (age 46 born Standish, Lancs), Spade Maker 33 men, Ironfounder 31 men. With his wife Margaret Bimson (age 47 born Wigan) and their three children; James Bimson (age 22 born Wigan), Bookkeeper; Margaret Bimson (age 17 born Wigan); and Elizabeth Bimson (age 7 born Wigan).[1]

1853 Mentioned. 'James Bimson, of Wigan, in the county of Lancaster, Iron Founder,'[2]

1856 'James Bimson, Clarington-brook Forge, Wigan. - £2 for Implements.'[3]

1856 Mentioned. 'Mr. James Bimson, junior, manager of an iron foundry and forge belonging to Mr. James Bimson, senior.'[4]

1857 Death of his wife. 'Margaret, wife of Mr. James Bimson, spade manufacturer'[5]

1863 'James Bimson, for spades, £17 11s. 0d,'[6]

1872 Notice. 'NOTICE.— JAMES BIMSON, junior, is no longer in my Employ, or authorised to receive any monies on my account.— James Whitfield, Clarington Brook Forge and Iron Foundry. Wigan.'[7]

See William Park and Co who later worked from Clarington Forge as Spade Makers

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census
  2. London Gazette Publication date:11 November 1853 Issue:21493 Page:3066
  3. Liverpool Mercury - Saturday 09 August 1856
  4. Wigan Observer and District Advertiser - Saturday 19 July 1856
  5. Wigan Observer and District Advertiser - Friday 11 December 1857
  6. Bolton Chronicle - Saturday 13 June 1863
  7. Wigan Observer and District Advertiser - Saturday 19 October 1872