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Bramah, Prestage and Ball

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Lock Makers, of Piccadilly and Pimlico, London

1836 Lease from F. Bramah to F. Bramah, junior and John T. Prestage [1] - presumably this marked the beginning of Bramah and Prestage as a business separate from Bramah and Co.

1837 Made the bronze gates for Buckingham Palace [2].

1841 Directory entries for Bramah, Prestage and Ball - manufacturers of Bramah's locks, 124 Piccadilly, and stove and range makers; ironfounders, Grosvenor Works, Pimlico[3].

1841 January: Dissolution of the partnership of F. Bramah, J.T. Prestage and W. Ball - founders of Pimlico, manufacturers of locks, Down Street and Piccadilly[4].

Business continued as Bramah and Prestage

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Sources of Information

  1. National Archives
  2. Preston Chronicle 1 July 1837
  3. Post Office London Directory, 1841
  4. The Standard 6 January 1841