Wolley & Company

Owner: William Wolley, James Siddall
Industry type: Machine shop
Location: French Street, Brandywine Village
Active dates: c. 1833

Summary: After the dissolution of Reeves & Wood, William Reeves partnered with William Wolley to continue his machining business. However, their partnership quickly dissolved. William Wolley formed a new partnership with James Siddall, and they took over the former site of Reeves & Wood's machine shop in the Wilmington Waterworks building on French Street.

Citations: Zebley, Frank R. Along the Brandywine. Wilmington: William Cann, Inc., 1940, 184.