Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Joseph Gurney

From Graces Guide

Joseph John Gurney

c.1846 Born[1] in Battersea, son of Joseph Gurney, shorthand writer, and his wife Harriet[2]

1864 William Clarke and Edward Benning established a company at South Shore, Gateshead.

1870 Joseph Gurney and Joseph Watson joined the firm as partners which became Clarke, Watson and Gurney.

1870 Married Helen Watson, daughter of Joseph Watson senior, in Newcastle[3]

1871 Mechanical engineer, in Wandsworth with his parents and his wife Helen[4].

1871 Lived in Newcastle[5]

1881 Mechanical engineer (E&M), living in Gateshead with Helen Gurney 33, Helen M. Gurney 6[6]

1882 Joseph John Gurney retired from the partnership which was continued by William Clarke and Abel Henry Chapman[7]

1897 Lived in Newcastle[8]

1903 Died in Newcastle[9]


See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1871 census
  3. BMD
  4. 1871 census
  5. Electoral register
  6. 1881 census
  7. London Gazette 19 December 1882
  8. Electoral register
  9. National Probate Calendar