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Lewin, Wilkinson and Co

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of Poole, Dorset

1863 Stephen Samuel Lewin and William Wilkinson took over the Poole foundry established by William Pearce, an iron and brass founder, in the early 1840s.

The works occupied a triangular plot of land at the junction of Green Lane and South Lane with Mount Lane.

1868. Partnership change. ' the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us the undersigned, Stephen Lewin and William Wilkinson, carrying on business as Engineers and Ironfounders, at Poole, in the county of Dorset, at a Foundry called the Poole Foundry, under the firm of Lewin, Wilkinson, and Co., is this day dissolved by mutual consent, as far as regards the said William Wilkinson; and that the business will henceforth be carried on by the said Stephen Lewin...'[1]

Became Stephen Lewin

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