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Barnett, Son and Foster

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Pressure gauge for drinks bottling at the Museum of Bath at Work
1880. From ‘The Engineer’ of 2nd January

Barnett, Son & Foster of 23 Forston Street, Hoxton, London

1850 (or 1858) Company established by Sampson Barnett (sic)

1870 Frederick Foster became a partner of Mr. Sampson Barnett (sic), Hoxton; the firm became Messrs. Barnett and Foster; Foster devoted his attention to the improvement of aerated-water machinery. Barnett pulled back from active involvement in the firm[1]

1880 Dissolution of the Partnership between Samson Barnett the elder, Samson Barnett the younger, and Frederick Foster, in the trade or business of Engineers, carried on by them at Forston-street Hoxton, in the county of Middlesex, under the firm of Barnett, Son, and Foster, so far as concerns Samson Barnett the younger, who retires therefrom as and from the 30th day of September, 1880.[2]

Continued as Barnett and Foster

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1888/02/24
  2. London Gazette 30 November 1880