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of Ellesmere Boiler and Tube Works, Water Street, Manchester
1878 Partnership between Thomas Williams and John Pemberton, as Williams and Pemberton, Boiler Makers and Machinists of Elm Street, Water Street, Manchester, dissolved by mutual consent. Business to be carried on by John Pemberton 
1886 No longer listed in Slater's Directory (still listed in 1883)
Nightmare on Elm Street: On the 1894 O.S. map, Elm Street is shown with a large abattoir on the south side, and a skin yard on the north side. The boiler works had gone by that date, but reference to earlier trade directories indicates that it was on the short branch of Elms Street to the west of Water Street, close to the Pig Market. Immediately north of here was a viaduct carrying the MSJ&A Railway line to Salford.