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William Rennels and Co

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of Hope Mills, Bradiford, Barnstaple

1818 Partnership dissolved. William Rennels and E. S. Baker as Painters and Glaziers of Barnstaple.

1824 Advertisement. 'The Establishment of a Blue Vat' used for dying woollen goods. Also mentions a woollen manufactory established there.[1]

1830 Listed under Woollen manufacturers as 'Rennels William and Co, Hope Mills, Bradiford'.[2]

1832 Partnership dissolved. William Rennels formerly of Barnstaple and Pilton, Painter, Glazier and Woollen manufacturer

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Sources of Information

  1. North Devon Journal - Friday 13 August 1824
  2. 1830 Pigot's Directory