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They lived at Bury Hall in Edmonton
1881 Having trained as a manager with James Wrigley and Sons, a paper-maker in Manchester, William Bowater decided to establish himself in business as a paper agent in 1881.
The business expanded rapidly in the final decades of the nineteenth century supplying newsprint for both the Daily Mail and the Daily Chronicle.