Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 136,261 pages of information and 218,941 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.
of Gorebrook Ironworks, Longsight, Manchester
Makers of textile machinery.
1891 'NOTICE is hereby given, that the PARTNERSHIP heretofore subsisting between us the undersigned JAMES WHALEY SHEPHERD and WILLIAM AYRTON, carrying on business at the Gorebrook Ironworks, Longsight, near Manchester, as engineers, toolmakers, and machinists, under the style or firm of "Shepherd and Ayrton," was dissolved as and from the 31st day of October 1890. All debtors due to or owing the late partnership" firm will received and paid by the said William Ayrton, who will carry the business his own account, under the. style or firm of " Wm. Ayrton and Co."— Dated this sixth day of January, 1891. J. W. SHEPHERD. WM. AYRTON.'