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John Postles

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Builder, of Manchester

1816 Advert: 'To Builders, Timber Merchants, Coach Makers, Cartiers, and others
TO BE LET, And may be entered into immediately,
All those old-established JOINERS’ WORK SHOPS, sufficiently commodious for 22 Benches, together the Saw-pits, Sheds, Counting-Houses, very spacious Timber-yard in front, and other conveniences thereto adjoining and belonging, situate in Fountain-slreet, in Manchester, late in the tenure of Mr. John Postles, Builder, deceased, and now of his Executors.
These Premises are eligibly situated, and well adapted for carrying on an extensive Concern in almost any branch of business, being so constructed as to admit of alterations for various purposes of trade at very trifling expence. The river Tib runs under the Premises.
For a view, apply at No. 26, Fountain-street; and for further Particulars, to Mr. Healey, Solicitor, Riding's-court, Manchester.' [1]

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Sources of Information

  1. Manchester Mercury - Tuesday 5 March 1816