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David Hargreaves

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Partner with John Eccles Martin in Fundição do Bicalho[1].

Born in Yorkshire, son of Thomas Hargreaves, 9 December 1810. Married Johanna Mary Amélia Smyth (born Porto, 10 October 1813, died in Rio de Janeiro 18 August 1878). David Hargreaves died 28 October 1862 in Rio de Janeiro[2]

Birthplace: Bradford, Yorkshire[3]

The foundry imported coal (coke?), pig iron and wrought iron directly from England[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] 'O triste fim da Fundição do Ouro' by José Manuel Lopes Cordeiro, 25/04/1999
  2. [2] Genealogical information (in Portuguese)
  3. [3] forum
  4. [4] 'Uma Visita ao Porto com D. Pedro II Imperador do Brasil 2' Do Porto e não so... blog