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Frank P. Milford

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Frank P. Milford of Implement Works, near Exeter

See Frank Potter Milford

formerly Thomas Milford and Son

1861 Advert. 'SHED, 5. STAND, 59. GREAT WEST OF ENGLAND SOCIETY'S MEETING, TO BE HELD AT EXETER, JUNE, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th AND 12th, FRANK P. MILFORD, HALDON IMPLEMENT WORKS, KENN, near EXETER, DEVONSHIRE, TAKES this opportunity of announcing to his Agricultural Friends and the general Public, that he intends Exhibiting, at the forthcoming SHOW, Specimens of his IMPROVED PRIZE CARTS and WAGGONS, that have so recently marked his success at the Royal and the Great West of England Societies' Meeting, having been awarded TWENTY FIRST PRIZES, besides Medals and High Commendations by the above Societies; also an HONOURABLE MENTION, by the Jurors, Class 9, International Exhibition of all Nations, London, 1862. "For the Superior Workmanship, Excellence of Construction, and Admirable Adaption of CARTS and WAGGONS for Farm, Road, and Harvest purposes." Patronised by His late Royal Highness the Prince Consort; the Council, Stewards, and Judges of the above Societies. Implement Works, Kenn, near Exeter, Devon.'[1]

1885 Business change. 'MR. J. BURROUGH HAVING succeeded the Business of the late Mr. FRANK P. MILFORD, Kennford (called Haldon Wheel Works), intends to carry on WHEELWRIGHTING and GENERAL SMITHING, and hopes strict attention to business, combined with moderate charges, to share patronage the neighbourhood.'[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Western Times - Friday 29 May 1863
  2. Western Times - Friday 10 April 1885