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of 15 and 16 Upper St Martin's Lane, London
c.1776 Russell Pontifex was born in Beaconsfield
1825 Russell Pontifex, coppersmiths, of Lisle Street, Leicester Square, London
1841 Russell Pontifex 66, of independent means, lived in Newington with Sarah Pontifex 55, Edwin Pontifex 19, apprentice, John Pontifex 17 apprentice, and 2 other apprentices
1851 Russell Pontifex 75, retired coppersmith, lived in Newington with Sarah Pontifex 65
1853 "NOTICE is hereby given, that the Partnership heretofore subsisting between the undersigned, Russell Pontifex and Henry Mallory, as Coppersmiths, Brass Founders, Copper, Steel and Brass Plate Makers, at Upper St. Martin's-lane, in the county of Middlesex, has been dissolved by mutual consent.
1868 "NOTICE is hereby given, that the Partnership lately subsisting between us, at No. 14, Upper St. Martin's-lane, in the county of Middlesex, in the trade or business of Hot Water Engineers, Brass Furnishers, Coppersmiths, and Copper Plate Makers, was this day dissolved by mutual consent. Russell Pontifex Senior, Russell Pontifex junior
1872 Dissolution of the Partnership between Russell Pontifex the younger, of No. 14, Upper Saint Martin's-lane, Middlesex, and Alfred Pontifex, of No. 12, Park-road, Clapham, Surrey, carrying on business as Coppersmiths, at Upper Saint Martin's-lane, in the county of Middlesex, and Ironmongers, at 12, Park-road, Clapham, was dissolved.
1892 "NOTICE is hereby given, that the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us the undersigned, Russell Pontifex and Herbert Russell Pontifex, carrying on business as Coppersmiths, Cock Founders, and Plate Makers, Hot Water and Gas Engineers, at 14, Upper St. Martin's-lane, St. Martin-in-the-Fields, in the county of London, under the style or firm of R. Pontifex and Son, has been dissolved, by mutual consent, as and from the 30th day of September, 1892. All debts due to and owing by the said late firm will be received and paid by the said Russell Pontifex, who will in future carry on the business under the style or firm of R. Pontifex and Co.