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of 111 Minories and 6 Vine Street, America Square, London, Instrument makers and chandler
c.1766 Business established
1842 Spencer, Browning and Rust was dissolved.
1854 Dissolution of the Partnership between William Browning of No 111, Minories, in the city of London, Samuel John Browning, of Portsmouth, in the county of Hants., and John Browning of No. 111, Minories, Nautical Instrument Makers, carrying on trade at No. 111 Minories, and at No. 52, High Street, Portsmouth, under the firm of Spencer, Browning, and Company, was, on and from the 31st day of December last past. Notice is hereby also given, that in future the said business of Nautical Instrument Makers will be carried on by the undersigned William Browning and John Browning, on their own account, at No. 111, Minories, London, and by the undersigned Samuel John Browning, at No. 52, High-street, Portsmouth on his own account.
Later the London business became the business of John Browning