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Francis William Gerish

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F. W. Gerish, of London, door springs

Francis William Gerish, of London, Lock Makers

The business of Francis William Gerish (1801-1864), iron monger and smith

1839 F W Gerish, maker of door springs

1840 F W Gerish established S. Gerish and Co, maker of door springs

1841 Francis William Gerish, lock makers

1843 Ironmonger, smith and founder, patentee of Gerish's hinges, locks and fire escapes[1]

1850 Mechanical engineer[2]

1862 Exhibited a platen press, with rotary motive power at the London Exhibition

1864 Death of Francis William Gerish, ironmonger and smith[3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. U.K., City and County Directories, 1600s-1900s
  2. 1850 Post Office Directory
  3. National Probate Calendar