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Samuel Chandler (1845-1917)

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Gas engineer, of Samuel Chandler and Sons

c.1845 Born in Brixton

1876 Son of Samuel Chandler, a gas fitter[1]; married Elizabeth Rebecca Kate Curtis in Kennington[2]

1877 Letters Patent granted to Thomas Nesham Kirkham, David Hulett, Samuel Chandler, junior, and Josiah Chandler, for the inventions of:

  • "improvements in apparatus for the purification of gas" of March 1877
  • "improvements in apparatus for the purification of gas" of May 1877

and to Thomas Nesham Kirkham, David Hulett, Samuel Chandler, senior, and Samuel Chandler, junior for:

  • "improvements in apparatus for condensing, washing, and purifying gas and other vapours" of Dec 1877

which were subsequently amended by application of Kirkham, Hulett, and Chandler Limited, of Palace-chambers, Bridge-street, Westminster, in 1884[3]

1901 Samuel Chandler 55, gas engineer, employer, lived in Kennington with Ellen Chandler 38, Samuel B Chandler 15, Ellen M Chandler 14, Earnest V Chandler 9 William Chandler 5, Bertie Chandler 7, Baby Chandler 1 month, Elsie Chandler 3[4]

1917 Died


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Sources of Information

  1. 1871 census
  2. BMD
  3. London Gazette 17 March 1884
  4. 1901 census