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of St. Helens
1807 Advert: 'BRASS FOUNDRY BUSINESS.
H. FOSTER & CO. St. Helens near Prescot, Lancashire, crucible makers, have engages John Bellis, late of Rainford, as their pot-maker, who is well-known for manufacturing the only crucibles that will stand.— Orders addressed as above will be duly attended to. St. Helens, 24th. Dec 1806'