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King and Munk

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formerly Garton and King

1883 Advert. Crystal Oil. King and Munk late Garton and King.[1]

1884 Advert. 'King and Munk, late Webber, Sons and Co, have taken over the premises recently occupied by Mr. havill at the corner of Waterbeer street...'[2]

1885 Partnership dissolved. '...the undersigned, John Gould King and Edwin Isaac Munk, under the firm of King and Munk, in the trade or business of Ironfounders and Ironmongers, carried on by them at 190, High-street, Exeter, at the Exeter Foundry, Waterbeer-street, Exeter, and at Nos. 21, 22, and 23, Waterbeer-street and Goldsmith-street, Exeter, has been dissolved, by mutual consent, as from the 30th day of June last. The said John Gould King will continue the said business at 190, High-street and at the Exeter Foundry, Waterbeer-street, by whom also all debts owing to the late partnership in respect of the business so carried on at 190, High-street and at the Exeter Foundry will be received, and all debts owing by the late partnership will be paid. The said Edwin Isaac Munk will continue the said business at Nos. 21, 22, and 23, Waterbeer-street and Goldsmith-street, by whom also all debts owing to the late partnership in respect of the business so carried on at Nos. 21, 22, and 23, Waterbeer-street and Goldsmith-street will be received, and all the debts owing by the late partnership will be paid by the said John Gould King...'[3]

1885 Name reverts to Garton and King. '...after the date of the 30th day of June last. Mr King resumes the sole proprietorship of the ironmongery, iron foundry, and engineering business at 190. High-street, and Exeter Foundry, Waterbeer-street, which he will conduct as heretofore under the name and style of Garton and King. Mr. Munk will carry on the business of an iron merchant, wholesale and general ironmonger and ironmonger's valuer, his own account, at 21, 22, Waterbeer-street and Goldsmith-street, late Webber Sons and Co....'[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Friday 05 January 1883
  2. Western Times - Wednesday 16 April 1884
  3. The London Gazette Publication date:3 November 1885 Issue:25525 Page:5040
  4. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Monday 02 November 1885