[Bell Historians] The closure of the Bagley foundry in Chacombe

Richard Smith richard at ex-parrot.com
Wed Feb 10 22:32:53 GMT 2021

Does anyone know the circumstances behind the closure of the 
Chacombe foundry in 1687, which resulted in Henry Bagley I's 
sons, Henry II and Matthew I, parting company to set up 
their own foundries in Ecton and Evesham, respectively? 
Was there a falling out?  Financial difficulties?


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