Great Western Cotton Company

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Firm Evolutions (4)

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Clarke, Maze & Co. []
1837 →
Clarke Acramans Maze & Co. []
1845 →
Maze, Ames, Bush & Co. []
1859 →
Ames, Bush & Co. []

Notes

  1. "Deed of Partnership - (1) Joseph Bell Clarke of Manchester, cotton manufacturer, William Edward Acraman, Alfred John Acraman, Philip William Skynner Miles, Thomas Kington, Peter Maze, George Gibbs, Robert Bright, Charles Pinney, Robert Edward Case, George Henry Ames, Richard Ricketts, Frederick Ricketts and Henry Bush, merchants, and Peter Freeland Aiken, banker, all of Bristol (2) James George, esq., mayor of Bristol, Daniel Cave and Joseph Cookson of Bristol, esq. Present title of the Company to be "Clarke Acramans Maze & Co." with the object of establsihing a manufactory for spinning and weaving cotton in or near Bristol. Parties to the first part are all "Proprietors". Joseph Clarke, Peter Maze, Robert Bright, Thomas Kington, Charles Pinney and W.E.Acraman to be first members of the Committee with Clarke as Chairman and Maze as Deputy Chairman."

  2. Retirement of William Edward Acraman and Alfred John Acraman from Clarke, Acramans Maze & Co., 24/10/1837, also  signed by J.B. Clarke, P.W.S. Miles, Thomas Kington, Peter Maze, George Gibbs, Robert Bright, Chas. Pinney, R.E. Case, Geo. H Ames, Richard Ricketts, Fredk. Ricketts, Henry Bush, P.F. Aiken.

  3. Retirement of Joseph Bell Clarke, addition of Henry George Clarke. Continuing partners = P.W. S. Miles, J.W. Miles, Thomas Kington, Peter Maze, George Gibbs, Robert Bright, Chas Pinney, R.E. Case, Geo. H. Ames, Rich and Fredk Ricketts, Henry Bush, P.F. Aiken

  4. Retirement of Peter Freeland Aiken 30th day June last [signed 5/12/1848 sic] Geo H Ames, Peter Maze, PWS Miles, JW Miles, George Gibbs (by his attorney Robert Bright), Robert Bright, P.F. Aiken, Thomas kington, Chas Pinney, Henry Bush, Richd. Ricketts, C. F. Sage.    

Sources

  1. Bristol Record Office 12142/1.

  2. London Gazette 19562 24/11/1837 p. 3098

  3. London Gazette 20269 13/10/1843 p. 3325

  4. London Gazette 21212 23/5/1851 p. 1378

We are grateful to Allie Dillon for her assistance with compiling this entry.