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Andrew Walker & Sons

Constitution Copartnership
Date of Formation active in the oil trade from c.1871
Date of Dissolution active in the oil trade until c.1872
Office Hartwood
Oil works Hartwood Paraffin Oil Works

The 1871 census list as residents of Hartwood House:

Valuation rolls for Hartwood Paraffin Oil Works list the proprietors as "Andrew Walker of Hartwood and Mrs Walker, wife of the said Andrew Walker". The oil works do not appear to have been a success as, by October 1872, Andrew Walker was advertising the let of the coal and shale reserves of Harwood estate.



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