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Thomas Harcourt Thompson

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1850 Insolvent 'Thomas Harcourt Thompson, late of No. 8, Lovegrove-place East, Greenwich, Kent, Civil Engineer. — In the Gaol of Maidstone.'[1] Thomas Harcourt Thompson, sued as Thomas H. Thompson, formerly of No. 23, Norfolk-street, Strand, Middlesex, then of the Terrace Hotel, Gravesend, Kent, then of the Somerset Hotel, Strand, Middlesex, Articled Pupil to John Urpeth Rastrick, Civil Engineer, then of No. 35, Upper Temple-street, Birmingham, Warwickshire, then of the Red Lion Hotel, Atherstone, Warwickshire, Civil Engineer, then of No. 74, Harcourt-street, Dublin, Ireland, then of Cavan, Ireland, Engineer to the Government Relief Works for the Distressed Poor in Ireland, then of No. 74, Harcourt-street, Dublin aforesaid, Civil Engineer, then of the George Hotel, Blackheath-hill, Greenwich, Kent, then of the Woolpack Hotel, Birmingham aforesaid, then of the Commercial Hotel, Sheffield, Yorkshire, then of the Prince of Wales Hotel, Masbro' Station, Yorkshire, then of No. 5, King-street. Deptford, Kent, then of No. 5, Clark's-terrace, Lewisham-road, Deptford, Kent, and carrying on business at No. 28, Ironmonger-lane, Cheapside, London, with George Guerard Lawrence and Henry Bailey, under the style of T. H. Thompson and Co. for the sale of Thompson's Patent self-acting and cleansing Effluvium Trap and Watercloset Ball Valve, and Registered Equimotive Blind Roller, then of No. 7, Blackheath-hill, Greenwich, Kent, and late of No. 8, Lovegrove-place East, Greenwich, Kent, Civil Engineer and Patentee of the aforesaid Inventions, occasionally during the time using, and known by the name of Harcourt Thompson.'[2]

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