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Robinson and Young

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of Salford

1838 Partnership dissolved between JOSEPH ROBINSON and CHARLES REECE, millwrights, paper bowl manufacturers, turners, and smiths in general, Greengate and Clowes's-street, Salford, under the firm of Robinson and Reece.
MESSRS. ROBINSON and REECE avail themselves of this opportunity to express their grateful acknowledgments for the many favours conferred upon them during their late partnership; and to inform their friends and the public, that for the future the millwright and smiths' business will carried on, as usual, by the said Joseph Robinson, on his own separate account, upon the premises in Greengate, near the Old Bridge; and that the paper bowl manufactory and turning business will carried on, as usual, by the said Charles Reece, on his own separate account, upon the premises Clowes's-street, Salford.
All orders which the said Joseph Robinson and Charles Reece may be favoured with, in their respective departments, will thankfully received and promptly attended to. [1]

1850 Robinson & Young listed as millwrights, engineers, smiths and paper bowl manufacturers, Gravel Lane, Salford.
Joseph Robinson machine maker, 57 York Street, Cheetham Hill Road.
Walter Young, millwright 46 Gravel Lane, Salford [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser, 20th January 1838
  2. Slater's Directory of Manchester & Salford, 1850