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Thomas Wright of Derby

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Iron founder

1831 Partnership dissolved between William Marshall, John Vaughan Barber, Thomas Glover, and Thomas Wright of Derby, Iron Founders, by mutual consent. All debts due and owing to and by the said Partnership will be received and paid by the said William Marshall, John Vaughan Barber, and Thomas Wright. [1]

1841 Took on responsibility for the business of Marshall, Barber, and Co

1846 The Britannia Foundry was advertised for sale by the executors of Thomas Wright.[2]

1847 The foundry was acquired by Andrew Handyside

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Sources of Information

  1. Derby Mercury - Wednesday 19 October 1831
  2. Derby Mercury - Wednesday 13 May 1846