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1862 Dissolution of the Partnership between James Tangye, Joseph Tangye, Edward Tangye, Richard Tangye, George Tangye, and George Price, Engineers at Birmingham, trading under the style, or, firm of Tangye Brothers and Price, as regards Edward Tangye and George Tangye.
1862 Advert by Tangye Bros seeking to hire a steam engine for about one week .
1862 Exhibition. Demonstration by Tangye Brothers and Price of working model of hydraulic wool and cotton press, and an hydraulic ship jack .
1863 Supplied a pair of hydraulic shears for a Russian Government forge at St. Petersburg. The shears weighed 24 tons and could apply a force of 1000 tons, and sever iron bars up to 6" square. Ram diameter was 16". Shears 14" long, 11" deep, 3.5" thick.
1864 Moved to Cornwall Works, Smethwick
1864 August: Weston's patent assigned to Tangye Bros .
1866 Dissolution of the Partnership between James Tangye, Joseph Tangye, Richard Tangye, and George Price, in the trade or business of Engineers, at Birmingham and at Smethwick, trading under the style or firm of Tangye Brothers and Price, as regards George Price. James Tangye, Joseph Tangye, and Richard Tangye carried on the business 
The company became known as Tangye Brothers