Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Joshua Moss

From Graces Guide

of Wilson, Hawksworth and Moss and Moss and Gamble Brothers

c.1802 Born in Sheffield

1840 The partnership between Richard Bealey, John Wilson Hawksworth, and Joshua Moss, as Merchants or otherwise, conducted and carried on at Sheffield, as Bealey, Hawksworth, and Moss, was dissolved by mutual consent; all debts would be paid by John Wilson Hawksworth and Joshua Moss.[1]

1841 Steel refiner and merchant[2]

1849 Dissolution of the Copartnership between John Wilson, late of Sheffield, in the county of York, Merchant and Manufacturer, deceased, and John Wilson Hawksworth, Joshua Moss, and Joseph Ellison, carrying on business as Merchants and Manufacturers, at Sheffield, and in the United States of America, under the firm of Wilson, Hawksworth, Moss, and Ellison, and of Wilson, Hawksworth, and Company. All debts would be paid by John Wilson Hawksworth. Joshua Moss, and Joseph Ellison.[3]

1853 Formed Moss and Gamble Brothers, steel makers, with Joseph Gamble and his brother[4]

1861 Manufacturer of steel files, etc, employing 166 men, 4 boys and 9 women; living with wife Mary (c. 1808), daughters Emily (c.1842) and Alice (c.1848)[5]

1871 Manufacturer of steel files and general merchant; born c.1802; living in Sheffield with his wife Mary and daughter Emily[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. The London Gazette, 27 March 1840
  2. 1841 census
  3. The London Gazette, 23 October 1849
  4. Obituary of Joseph Gamble
  5. 1861 census
  6. 1871 census