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Knowles and Walker

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Knowles & Walker of Salford

1813 'NOTICE is hereby given, that the partnership lately carried on by the undersigned William Baw, James Knowles & Henry Walker, of Salford, in the county of Lancaster, machine-makers, under the firm of Baw, Knowles and Co. was this day dissolved by mutual Consent. Witness our hands this 3d. day of July, 1813.
N. B. The above business will in future be carried on by James Knowles and Henry Walker, and all debts due and owing to and from the said late copartnership, are received and paid by James Knowles and Henry Walker; who beg leave to inform the public that they are now making Machines for Cleaning Cotton, on a more improved principle than any yet offered to the public, and on the most moderate terms, at their old established Shop, situate in Bury-street, Salfcrd.

1821 Knowles & Walker listed as machine makers, of Cross Street and Bury Street, Salford. Also listed: Robert Knowles, machine maker, 11 Cross Street[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. Pigot & Dean's New Directory of Manchester and Salford, 1821-22