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John Horace Fry

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John Horace Fry (1876-1967) , F.R.G.S., F.Z.S., M.Inst. Met., Metallurgist of Frys Metal Foundries

1876 Born son of Thomas Henry Fry and his wife Emily

Educated at Eastbourne College.

Trained at Goldsmith's College and the Northampton Institute.

1894 Joined Hallett and Fry, Antimony Smelters and Refiners, Rotherhithe

Served in South Africa Campaign in Sussex Yeomanry.

1911 Antimony refiner, living in Lewisham with Nancy Louisa Fry 28[1]

1912 Left Hallett and Fry

1912 Founded Fry's Metal Foundry (sic), Blackfriars, which later had branches at Manchester, Bristol, Dublin and Glasgow.

1967 Died in London[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1911 census
  2. BMD