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1796 After their father's death, the iron-making interests of his descendants were separated from those of the Reynolds family, the Darbys keeping control of the Coalbrookdale and Horsehay undertakings. Darby's sons Francis and Richard were both involved in managing the ironworks.
1819 Birth of son William Henry Darby
1822 Birth of son Charles Edward Darby
1832 Resigned from the Coalbrookdale partnership
1860 Died in Shropshire