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George Forrester

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George Forrester (c1781- ) of George Forrester and Co

c1781 Born in Scotland

1829 Mention of George Forrester, engineer.[1]

1831 Patent. George Forrester of Vauxhall Foundry, Liverpool, civil engineer, for his invention of certain improvements in wheels for carriages and machinery.[2]

1841 Living at Nelson Street, Islington, Liverpool: George Forrester (age c60), Engineer. With Mary Forrester (age c24).[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. Liverpool Mercury - Friday 24 July 1829
  2. Liverpool Mercury - Friday 07 October 1831
  3. 1841 Census