Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 148,402 pages of information and 233,863 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.
James Joseph Burnet (c1798-1886) of the Canal Ironworks, Limehouse
Born the son of James Joseph Burnet, senior.
1843 Married(1) at Limehouse to Esther Seaward (daughter of James Seaward) and brother to John Seaward
1843 Patent. J. J. Brunet, of Limehouse, Esq., for certain improvements in propelling; parts of which improvements have been communicated to him.
1852 A plan has been recently submitted to government and private shipbuilders by Mr. L. Arman, of Bordeaux, and Mr. J. J. Brunet, of canal ironworks, Limehouse, with the view of obviating the objections which present exist against iron vessels. Mr. Arman proposes to remove these objections by building vessels of the most approved modern lines for speed, the outer frames and planking to be of timber, much thinner and lighter than vessels built entirely of limber ; and, within the outer frame, building one entirely of iron, also proportionately lighter than if the entire ship were built of iron. .
1866 Married(2) at Brussels to Elizabeth Vickers.
1882 Married(3). At St. Saviour's, St. George's Square, Mr. J. J. Brunet, of Rue St. Bertin, St. Omer, formerly of the Canal Iron Works, Limehouse, to Angela E., daughter of the late Mr. Joseph Vickers, of St. John's Wood 
1931 Death of his wife. At Lancaster House, Lansdowne Road, West Worthing, Angela Eliza Brunet, widow of the late J. J. Brunet. of St. Omer. France, aged 97