William Moorman and Son
of Old Street, St. Luke's, London
1782 Partnership dissolved. '... the Partnership between William Moorman and Peter Powell, of Old-street, Sawmakers, was dissolved by mutual Consent this Day, the 9th Day of November, 1782; and the Business will now be carried on by the said William Moorman only...'
1796 Trade Card: William Moorman, Smith at his Iron Manufactory... Makes Smoke Jacks, Wind-up Jacks, Wind-up Grates, Bath Stoves, Iron Stair Cases, Safes, Book Cases, Doors, Chains, Railings, Gates, Cranes, Gibs, Brewers, Distillers, Millwrights Cranks, Gudgeons, Copper Work, Axletrees, Tires for Drays, Carts, &c. All sorts of Edge Tools for Coopers &c., Locks made & repaired. Bells hung, with every other Branch of Smiths Work, on the shortest Notice, in the compleatest manner, and at the most reasonable prices.
1790 London Directory: William Moorman & Son, saw makers, 20 Old St.
1796 London Directory: William Moorman & Son, saw makers & ironfounders, 20 Old St. London
1807 Directory: Ann & John Moorman, saw makers & ironfounders, 16 Old St.
1818 Partnership dissolved. 'T. Moorman and Co. Old-street, St. Luke's, Middlesex, iron-founders '
1828 'Mr Thomas Moorman - I am an iron-founder living in Old street, St. Lukes...'
1832 'Old Street, near Mr Moorman's factory.'
1836 'Old-street, near Moorman’s Factory'
Sources of Information
- The London Gazette Publication date:19 September 1782 Issue:12390 Page:4
-  MS 3147 - Boulton and Watt Collection: Library of Birmingham: William Moorman & Son, London, 1797
-  British Museum: William Moorman
- Morning Post - Wednesday 07 January 1818
- London Evening Standard - Wednesday 09 April 1828
- Morning Advertiser - Thursday 11 October 1832
- Morning Advertiser - Thursday 25 February 1836