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Westray, Copeland and Co

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Engine makers, of Barrow in Furness

1875 formerly Westray and Forster

1876 Showed one of Beesley's patent punching, shearing, and angle cropping machines at the 1876 Centennial Exhibition

1876 Partnership change. '...the Partnership heretofore existing between the undersigned, John Westray, Robinson Westray, and Charles John Copeland, as Engineers and Founders, carrying on business at Barrow-in-Furness, in the county of Lancaster, under the firm of Westray, Copeland, and Co., has been dissolved, as from the 1st day of February instant, by mutual consent. All debts due and owing by and to the said firm will be received and paid by the said Robinson Westray and Charles John Copeland, who will in future carry on business under the same style of Westray, Copeland, and Co...'[1]

1889 Winding up order. 'Westray, Robinson, and Copeland, Charles John (trading as Westray, Copeland, and Company), Hindpool-road, Barrow-in-Furness, Engineers and Ironfounders.[2]

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