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James Tangye and Brothers

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1858 January: James Tangye went into business with his brother Joseph

Later his brothers Richard and George joined in what ultimately developed into Tangye's Cornwall Works, at Birmingham. Another brother, Edward, came from America to join them, and the style of the firm was James Tangye and Brothers, Machinists.

1859 James Tangye and Brothers took George Price (presumably the brother of Robert Price and an engineer[1]) into partnership and the company became Tangye Brothers and Price

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Sources of Information

  1. 1861 census