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Harding and Richards

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of Exeter

See Joseph Harding and William Joseph Richards

Purchased the malting and brewery business of Messrs Sparks, bankers.[1]

1817 "...the brewery of Messrs Harding and Richards, behind the Swan..."[2]

1852 'Mr. CROCKETT, retiring from the WINE and SPIRIT BUSINESS, which he has for so many years carried on in this City, begs to thank his numerous Friends for their kind support, and to introduce to them, as his successors, Messrs. HARDING and RICHARDS, for whom he solicits a continuance of their patronage and support. Paul-street, Exeter, 12th May, 1852. Messrs. HARDING and RICHARDS, HAVING succeeded to the Old-established Business of Mr. CROCKETT, beg most respectfully to solicit the support of their Friends and the Public, assuring them that it will be their constant endeavour to preserve unimpaired the high character which, for so many years, has distinguished their predecessor, in the selection of the Purest and Best Wines and Spirits. Dated 12th May 1852.'[3]

1856 Harding and Richards, Wine Spirit and Hop Merchants. Paul-street.[4]

1861 Joseph Harding of Harding and Richards.[5]

1863 Harding and Richards, Queen Street.[6]

1875 Became Harding, Richards and Thomas when Henry Drew Thomas joined.[7]

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Sources of Information

  1. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette Daily Telegrams - Tuesday 05 March 1878
  2. Exeter Flying Post - Thursday 05 June 1817
  3. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Saturday 15 May 1852
  4. Western Times - Saturday 21 June 1856
  5. The London Gazette Publication date:30 April 1861 Issue:22506 Page:1870
  6. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Friday 09 January 1863
  7. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette Daily Telegrams - Saturday 01 January 1876