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Appleby, Scholefield and Co

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of Sheffield and Renishaw, Derby

1787 Listed as 'Founders. Appleby, Scholfield and Co, Gibralter' [1]

1793 June 22nd. Thomas Appleby and Edward Scholefield purchased the land for the Iron Works

1799 Mention of 'Appleby, Scholefield and Co' in connection with the Barlsborough Association. Also Edward Scholefield listed.[2]

1802 Partnership splits in to two companies. 'Notice is hereby given that the partnership between Messrs. Appleby, Scholefield and Company, heretofore carrying on the business of an Iron Founder, at Sheffield, in the County of York, and at Renishaw, in the County of Derby, was, on the thirty-first of last December, dissolved by mutual consent; and that the business in future will be carried on at Renishaw Furnace and Foundery(sic), by Messrs Appleby, Walker and Co, and at the Gibralter Foundery(sic) in Sheffield by Messrs Edward and John Scholefield. Dated this 29th day of May 1802. Appleby, Scholefield and Co. [3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1787 Robinson's Directory of Sheffield
  2. Derby Mercury - Thursday 13 June 1799
  3. Derby Mercury - Thursday 10 June 1802