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1846 Company established
1861 Employing employing 10 men and 8 boys.
1872 Partnership dissolved. '...the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us the undersigned, John Norbury and John Shaw, carrying on business at Salford, in the county of Lancaster, as Steam and Hydraulic Engineers and Machinists, under the style or firm of Norbury and Shaw, was this day dissolved by mutual consent...'