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Henry Loveridge

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Henry Loveridge, of Henry Loveridge and Co

1812 Born in Birmingham[1], son of Samuel Loveridge and his wife Ann

c.1840 Joined William Shoolbred in the japaning business he acquired

1851 A manufacturer, living in Aston, with Samuel Loveridge 67, a retired grocer, and Ann Loveridge 68[2]

1855 A trader, in Wightwick, Tettenhall[3]

1856 Patent to Henry Loveridge, of Wolverhampton, for "an improvement in feet, hip, and slipper baths, also in bases for shower baths and basins for washing, and other purposes."[4]

1860 Acquired the Japanware business from Shoolbred

1861 Japan manufacturer employing 420 person, lived in Tettenhall[5]

1861 Patent to Henry Loveridge, of Wolverhampton for "improvements in meat screens."[6]

1892 Japanner and tin plate worker, died in Wolverhampton. Samuel Loveridge, ironfounder, was one of the executors[7]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1851 census
  3. 1855 Post Office Directory of Birmingham
  4. London Gazette 11 March 1856
  5. 1861 census
  6. London gazette 4 January 1861
  7. national probate calendar