Wilson, Hawksworth, Ellison and Co
of Carlisle Works, Sheffield
Formerly Wilson, Hawksworth and Moss
1853 the Partnership carried on by John Wilson Hawksworth, Joshua Moss, and Joseph Ellison, as Merchants and Manufacturers, Steel Converters, and Refiners, General Factors, and Dealers in Iron and Steel, and in all matters relating thereto, at Sheffield, and in the United States of North America, and in Canada, under the style or firm, in England and elsewhere (except in the United States of North America and in Canada), of Wilson, Hawksworth, Moss, and Ellison, and in the United States and in Canada, of Wilson, Hawksworth, Ellison, and Moss, expired by effluxion of time, on the 1st day of July instant and that all debts due and owing to and from the said partnership will be received and paid by the said John Wilson Hawksworth and Joseph Ellison, who will in future carry on the said trades and businesses.
1854 Listed as 'Tilters and Forgers, Beeley Wood Works, Wadsley Bridge' 
1859 Partnership expired between John Wilson Hawksworth, Joseph Ellison, Thomas Buxton Hawksworth and Henry Holbert Taylor as Merchants, Manufacturers, as General Factors, Dealers in Iron, and Steel Converters and Refiners at Sheffield, the USA and Canada and elsewhere, under the style of Wilson, Hawksworth, Ellison and Co. 
1866 Partnership expired between John Wilson Hawksworth, Joseph Ellison, Thomas Buxton Hawksworth on the death of Ellison of the 15th January 1861 
1881 Listed as 'Wilson-Hawksworth, Ellison and Co, manufacturers of steel, Carlisle Street East' 
1882 February. Partnership dissolved of Thomas Buxton Hawksworth, Michael Hunter, Junior, Joseph Bramell Ellison, Charles William Kayser and Simeon Hayes trading as Wilson, Hawksworth, Ellison and Co at Carlisle Works, Sheffield, merchants and manufacturers. T. B. Hawksworth retires and John Henry Hunter joins the firm 
Dissolution of the Partnership between Charles William Kayser, Joseph Bramhall Ellison, and Simeon Hayes, in the businesses of Manufacturers and Merchants, at Carlisle Works, in the city of Sheffield, and elsewhere, under the firm names of Kayser, Ellison, and Co., and Wilson, Hawksworth, Ellison, and Co.. Charles William Kayser carried on the said businesses on his own account, under the names of Kayser, Ellison, and Co., and Wilson, Hawksworth, Ellison, and Co.
by 1895 Kayser, Ellison and Co had absorbed both firms.
Sources of Information
- London Gazette 22 July 1853
- 1854 Sheffield Post Office Directory
- The Sheffield & Rotherham Independent, Saturday, July 09, 1859
- The Sheffield & Rotherham Independent, Saturday, April 28, 1866
- 1881 Kelly's Directory of West Riding of Yorkshire
- The Sheffield & Rotherham Independent, Wednesday, February 22, 1882
- The Huddersfield Daily Chronicle, Thursday, July 06, 1893
- London Gazette 4 July 1893