JOHN & KABERRY KETTLEWELL157, Briggate, Leeds
John & Karberry Kettlewell - Leeds - 1839
John Kettlewell was born in 1805 and died on the 20th November 1875. He was recorded as a Watch and Clock Maker at Market Place, Ripon in Pigot's Directory - 1834, and by 1837 as a Gold & Silversmith at 157, Briggate, Leeds (White's Directory). He was the brother of Kaberry Kettlewell and in partnership with him by 1840.
John Kettlewell married Jane Buck (d.1895, aged 83 years) at Leyburn, North Yorkshire, in 1840. The couple had three daughters, Fanny Alicia, Anne Elizabeth, and Emma, and one son, Charles Buck Kettlewell.
The partnership between John Kettlewell and Kaberry Kettlewell had ceased in 1843, with John Kettlewell working alone at 157, Briggate, Leeds and Kaberry Kettlewell also working alone at 74, Briggate, Leeds, as recorded in Williams's Directory of the Borough of Leeds
- 1845Notice is hereby given, that the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us John Kettlewell and Kaberry Kettlewell, as Silversmiths, Jewellers, and Watch Makers, at Leeds, in the county of York, under the firm of John and Kaberry Kettlewell, was this day dissolved by mutual consent; and all debts due to and owing by the said copartnership will be received and paid by the said John Kettlewell, who will henceforth carry on the said trade on his own account: As witness our hands this 21st day of July 1843.
Source: The London Gazette
- 25th July 1843
John Kettlewell's business at 157, Briggate, Leeds continued until 1856. Following the closure of the business, John Kettlwell started again as a Watchmaker and Jeweller at 38, Commercial Street, Leeds.
In Porter's Directory of 1872 he is recorded as a Watchmaker and Jeweller of 38, Commercial Street, Leeds, also as John Kettlewell & Son, Insurance Agents at same address.
In 1875, the year of his death, he was recorded in White's Directory as John Kettlewell & Son, 38, Commercial Street - Insurance Agents for Liverpool & London Globe, Railway Passenger's Accident, Wesleyan Methodist Trust Assurance Company & Marine Insurance Brokers.