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1864 William Crosskill's sons Alfred and Edmund set up a rival firm to the business which had been their father's and had become Beverley Iron and Wagon Co; the new company traded as William Crosskill & Sons, on a site in Eastgate, Beverley. They continued to make railway wagons and farm carts there.
up to about 1868 was known as William Crosskill and Son
1869 Won prizes at the 1869 Royal Agricultural Show
1876 Exhibitor at the Smithfield Club Show with wagons and carts 
1881 Edmund Crosskill was mayor of Beverley, an agricultural engineer, employing 90 men
1901 William Crosskill, was a mechanical engineer and employer
1904 Dissolution of the Partnership between William Crosskill, of Beverley, in the East Riding of the county of York, Engineer, and George Pryce Wallington, of Beverley aforesaid, Engineer, carrying on business as Agricultural Implement Manufacturers, at Beverley aforesaid, under the style or firm of WILLIAM CROSSKILL AND SONS, on the 10th day of June, 1904, by mutual consent. All debts due to and owing by the late firm will be received and paid by William Crosskill.