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John Parkes and Sons

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Compass adjusters and nautical instrument makers.

74 Castle Street, Liverpool, 1.

1910 Partnership change. '...the partnership heretofore subsisting between John Parkes, senior, John Parkes, junior, and Albert Job Parkes, carrying on business as Chronometer Makers and Opticians, at 11, St. George's-crescent, in the city of Liverpool, under the style or firm of JOHN PARKES AND SONS, has been dissolved as from the 1st day of January, 1910, so far as concerns the said John Parkes, senior, who retires from the said firm....'[1]

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