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of Langport, Somerset
1810 Advert: 'BRITANNIA FOUNDRY. R. DOWN, Iron Founder, Smith, and Steam Engine Maker, returns thanks to his Friends for favours, and, having taken Mr. WILLIAM WHITE into Partnership, they will extend. the Business in all its Branches, and humbly solicit the support of the Public. Langport, 30th July, 1810. DOWN and WHITE.' 
R. Down = Richard Down?