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Pontymister Iron Co

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1834 Partnership change. '...the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us the undersigned, Thomas Peirce and John Llewellin, as Iron-Manufacturers, at Pontymister Works, in the County of Monmouth, under the firm of the Pontymister Iron Company, was this this day dissolved by mutual consent; and that all debts due and owing to and from tb« said concern will be received and paid by the undersigned Thomas Peirce, by whom alone the said business in future is intended to be carried on...'[1]

1843 Mention of D. Jarrett, hammerman of Pontymister Tin Works. His daughter Mary married Thomas Lewis[2][3]

1857 'Petition of ROBERT THOMAS, now and for Six Calendar Months last past, residing at Pontymister Tin Works, in the Parish of Risca, in the County of Monmouth, within the jurisdiction of this Court, Tin Plate Roller and Contractor, an Insolvent Debtor...'[4]

1859 Listed under Newport and Tin Plate Manufacturers. 'Pontymister Works. Charles Lewis - Agent. Liverpool Wharf'.[5]

1872 Mention of Banks and Co as owners on the Pontymister Tin Works.[6]

1894 Mention of Philip S. Philips as owner of the Pontymister Steel and Tin-plate Works.[7]

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Sources of Information

  1. The London Gazette Publication date:18 February 1834 Issue:19129 Page:294
  2. Bristol Mercury - Saturday 30 September 1843
  3. Monmouthshire Merlin 23rd September 1843
  4. Monmouthshire Merlin 6th June 1857
  5. 1859 Slater's Directory of Glos, Herefs, Mon, Shrops, and Wales
  6. South Wales Daily News - Friday 16 February 1872
  7. Cardiff Times - Saturday 21 April 1894