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William Bedington

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William Bedington (c1773-1862) of Bedington, Tonks and Co and other firms

1850 Partnership dissolved. '...the Partnership subsisting between William Bedington, junr. and Henry Docker, of Birmingham, Railway Lamp Manufacturers, is this day dissolved by mutual consent....'[1]

1862 Died. 'On the 4th Inst. his 90th year. William Bedington, gentleman, of Pershore Road, late the firm Bedington and Tonks, brassfounders, Cheapside, which business he established in 1791.'[2] Probate to his nephew James Bedington, manufacturer.

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Sources of Information

  1. The London Gazette Publication date:15 October 1850 Issue:21144 Page:2726
  2. Aris's Birmingham Gazette - Saturday 09 August 1862