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.

Richard Birley and Co

From Graces Guide

of Manchester, cotton spinners and manufacturers.

1855 Thomas Hornby Birley the younger left the partnership with Richard Birley, John Macmillan Dunlop, and Duncan Matheson, in the businesses of Cotton Spinners, and Manufacturers, and Machine Makers, carried on at Chorlton-upon-Medlock and Manchester, under the firms of Richard Birley and Co., and John M. Dunlop and Co.[1]

1856 Duncan Matheson left the partnership[2]

1858 Dissolution of the Partnership between Richard Birley and John Macmillan Dunlop, in the trades or businesses of Cotton Spinners and Manufacturers, under the style or firm of Richard Birley and Co, and of Engineers and Machine Makers, under the style or firm of J. M. Dunlop and Co., and carried on at the city of Manchester, in the county of Lancaster[3]


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Sources of Information

  1. The London Gazette 21 August 1855
  2. The London Gazette 15 August 1856
  3. London Gazette 7 September, 1858