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Emanuel Emmet (c1761-1836) of Emmet, Holden and Bolland
1826 October 29th. Married Sarah Chadwick, both of Birstal.
1836 Died. 'Nov. 25, suddenly, Emanuel Emmet, Esq. of Birkinshaw, in his 78th year. That vicinity is greatly indebted to the exertions this gentleman, in conjunction with his brother, for introducing into it the iron furnaces and several of the engineers. The Iron Works at Birkinshaw were commenced by them in 1780.'