September 13, 2014 6:58 PM
Hick, Hargreaves and Co. Ltd. of Bolton was founded
in 1833 by Benjamin Hick (1790 - 1842), a close friend and associate
of James Naesmyth (1808 - 1890), under the name Benjamin Hick and
Son. Hick had earlier been a partner in Hick, Rothwell and Co. of
the Union Foundry.