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1869 Advertisement. ' HENRY YATES and CO. are prepared to undertake STEAM PLOUGHING or CULTIVATING, with Five Sets of Fowler's Double Engine Tackle. Land will be looked at, and prices fixed, on application to Robert Agnew, Sleaford; or Henry Yates. North Parade, Grantham.'
1875 Partnership change. '...the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us, the undersigned, Michael Thomas Bass, Henry Yates, Robert Agnew, Thomas Webb, and Edmund Radford, carrying on business at Grantham, in the county of Lincoln, and elsewhere, as Contractors for Steam Cultivation, under the style or firm of Henry Yates and Company, has been dissolved, as and from the 31st day of December last, by the retirement of the said Michael Thomas Bass. All debts due to and owing from the said partnership will be received and paid by the said Henry Yates, Robert Agnew, Thomas Webb, and Edmund Radford, by whom the business will be continued...'
1877 Mention. Henry Yates and Co, manufacturers of steam cultivators, Grantham.
1882 Partnership change. '... the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us the undersigned, Henry Yates, Edmund Badford, Robert Agnew, and Thomas Webb, carrying on business as Steam Cultivation Contractors, at Grantham, in the county of Lincoln, under the style or firm of Henry Yates and Co., has this day been dissolved, by mutual consent, so far as relates to the and Thomas Webb, who retires...'