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Joseph Emerson Dowson

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Joseph Emerson Dowson (c1845-1940), Inventor of Dowson's Gas

Born the son of Joseph Emerson Dowson, a Metal and Gas merchant.

1872 Married in Penge to Mary Emily Tee

1911 Living at 26 Egerton Crescent, London SW: Joseph Emerson Dowson (age 66 born St. John, Kensington), Civil Engineer, Managing Director of Dowson and Mason Gas Plant Co. With his wife Mary Emily, a Medical Practitioner, Author and Journalist, and two daughters.[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1911 Census