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Edward Newman Fourdrinier

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c1800 Born in Middlesex son of Henry Fourdrinier

1851 Edward Newman Fourdrinier 50, mining agent, was lodging in Sunderland; also with him were Anne Fourdrinier 48, Frederic Boyle Fourdrinier 15, Douglass Fourdrinier 8[1]

1851 of 38 Barclay Street, Sunderland. Exhibited at the Great Exhibition a safety apparatus he had invented, for preventing loss of life and property when a rope or chain breaks in shafts of mines and collieries.

1858 Died in Lambeth[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 census
  2. BMD