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Ruston, Burton and Proctor

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of Lincoln

1857 Partnership of Ruston, Burton and Proctor formed when Joseph Ruston joined Proctor and Burton

Six months later Theophilus Burton disagreed with his partners and left the partnership.

1857 Partnership dissolved. '... the Partnership lately subsisting between us, as Engineers and Ironfounders, and which we carried on in the city of Lincoln, under the style or firm of Ruston, Burton, and Proctor, was dissolved on the 1st day of May, 1857, by mutual consent.— As witness our hands this 29th day of July, 1857. Joseph Ruston. Theophilus Burton. James Toyne Proctor.'[1]

1857 The company became Ruston, Proctor and Co when Joseph Ruston bought out Burton's share. [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The London Gazette Publication date:7 August 1857 Issue:22029 Page:2740
  2. The Morning Chronicle, Saturday, August 8, 1857