Firm History

  • 1922

    William Sowerby and Hector Rushforth form Sowerby & Rushforth in Hull

  • 1928 - 1956

    Office Moves to Parliament Street Hull. Alan Gooch and Herbert Taylor appointed partners. Terry Evington joins the practice. William Sowerby and Hector Rushforth retire.

  • 1965

    John Hackney joins practice

  • 1969

    Herbert Taylor leaves practice

  • 1976

    Frank Farnill forms Farnill & Co in Beverley

  • 1980

    Terry Evington leaves practice

  • 1986

    Richard Skewis joins practice

  • 1992

    Adrian Allen joins the practice

  • 1996

    Richard Skewis and Matthew Giles become partners and form the Hull office of BDO Stoy Hayward

  • 1997

    Alan Gooch retires from the partnership

  • 2002

    Frank Farnill and Richard Skewis form FRS Associates

  • 2006

    Sowerby & Rushforth and FRS Associates merge to form Sowerby FRS

  • 2007

    Frank Farnill retires from the practice

  • 2014

    Andrew Easton and Christopher Snaith become partners

  • 2017

    Sowerby FRS acquires Jonathan Carter Chartered Accountants and we open our office in Goole

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