Sunday, December 2, 2012

David Bumsted & Co.

The 1846 London Directory lists David Bumsted & Co., trading at 86 Lower Thames Street, 35 Bridge Wharf, City Road Basin & 338 Wapping High Street Droitwich, as a salt merchant.

The London Gazette had the following announcement dated 30th November 1887
NOTICE is hereby given, that the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us the undersigned, David Bumsted and John Campbell Bumsted, carrying on business at 36, King William-street, in the city of London, as Salt Merchants, is dissolved as and from this date; and that the business will be continued to be carried on by the said John Campbell Bumsted alone, under the style or firm of D. Bumsted and Company, by whom all the credits and outgoings of the late firm will be received and all debts due will be paid.
—Dated this 30th day of November, 1887.
    D. Bumsted.
   John C. Bumsted.

by Paul Green

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