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Seville and Woolstenhulme

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formerly Abraham Seville and Co

By 1828, William Woolstenhulme had entered the business, they had moved to the Lower Moor Ironworks and were spindle makers, iron and brass founders.

Supplied the cast iron beams and columns for the new Lower-house Mill of Samuel Radcliffe and Sons, near Oldham. The mill collapsed in 1844, with the loss of 20 lives. [1]

1855 Partnership changed. '... the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us the undersigned, Robert Dickinson, Joseph Seville, and Thomas Seville, executors of the late George Seville, deceased, and the undersigned, William Woolstenhulme and John Woolstenhulme as Iron Founders and Machine Makers, at Lower Moor and Bellfield both within Oldham, in the county of Lancaster, under the firm of Seville and Woolstenhulme, was dissolved by mutual consent...'[2]

Became Woolstenhulme and Rye

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