Sampson Mordan died at 4, Emmett's Cottages, Hornsey Road in 1843, aged 54, of apoplexy.
Elizabeth, his wife, survived SM1 by nine years and at this time she was noted as living at 9, Bedford Terrace, Upper Holloway.
Francis and Augustus shared an appartment at the 22, City Road address. At the time (1841) they were both clerks working for the company.
Upon the death of their father, the firm was run by SM2 and Augustus, Francis established his own business, Francis Mordan & Co., SM2 had retired to Paris by 1880, he died in Paris in May 1881, leaving his share of the business to Augustus. Later directors include Edmund George Johnson, Harry Lambert Symonds, Horace Stewart and James Pulley.
Of the other children, Elizabeth married Robert Woodcock and Emma married William Pamplin Penn.
By 1925, the sole director was Margery Doris Symonds and in December 1941 the City Road premises were destroyed by emeny bombing and the firm ceased trading. The patents are now held by the Yard-o-Led company, which is now owned by Letts-Filofax.
S. Mordan & Co. - London - 1831