“WANTED - TO WORKING GUNMAKERS – Wanted several Screwers and Finishers by the Whitworth Rifle Company, Sackville-street, Manchester. Apply personally or by letter. The best London prices are given.” ~ advert in Birmingham Journal - Saturday 1 December 1860. Mr. Whitworth appears to have been looking far and wide for skilled workmen. This advert also appears in Scottish and Irish newspapers in December 1860.