Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Ebenezer Rogers

From Graces Guide

of Abercarn, Abercorn

c.1816 Born in Aberystruth, Monmouthshire[1]

1841 Married Anne Maria Blackwell in Old Swinford[2]

1851 Mine Surveyor, Abercarne, Monmouthshire.[3]

1851 Ebenezer Rogers 35, colliery proprietor, civil engineer, lived in St Woollos, Newport, with Maria Rogers 30, William Rogers 8, Fanny Rogers 6, John Kenyon Rogers 4, Maria Rogers 3[4]

1850s Ebenezer Rogers and Herbert Francis Mackworth patented a design of open top kiln for coking

1855 Patent on improvement of safety doors in mines[5]

Worked at the Abercarn Collieries

1856 Patent to Ebenezer Rogers, of Abercarn, and Herbert Mackworth, of Clifton, in the county of Gloucester, for the invention of "improvements in cooking, and in apparatus for that purpose.[6]

1859 President of the South Wales Institute of Engineers

1863 Died at Abercarn[7]


See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 census
  2. BMD
  3. 1851 Institution of Mechanical Engineers: New Members
  4. 1851 census
  5. The London Gazette 21 December 1855
  6. The London Gazette 11 July 1856
  7. National probate calendar