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Joseph Aspdin and Son

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1841 Joseph Aspdin took his son James Aspdin into partnership making cement at the Kirkgate plant

1844 Dissolution of the Partnership Joseph Aspdin and James Aspdin, trading at Wakefield, in the,county of York, under the firm of Joseph Aspdin and Son as Cement Manufacturers and Dealers in Ornamental Chimney Pipes. All debts due to or from the late firm paid by James Aspdin[1]

1848 The plant was moved to Ings Road, Northfleet,

1900 The Northfleet plant ceased operation.

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Sources of Information

  1. London Gazette 12 Nov 1844