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William Blacket Haigh (1820-1883)

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William Blacket Haigh (1820-1883).

William Blacket Haigh (1820-1883) of W. B. Haigh and Co

1863 Patent. Improved Equilibrium Saw Frame. William B. Haigh, Oldham.[1]

1865 Patent. Improvement is machinery for moulding or cutting moulds. William B. Haigh, Oldham, and William Bissell, Wolverhampton.[2]

1871 Living at 147 Huddersfield Road, Oldham: William B. Haigh (age 51 born Oldham), Master Machinist employing 44 men and 5 boys. With his wife Sarah Haigh (age 51 born Oldham) and their three children; Ellen Haigh (age 18 born Oldham); William B. Haigh (age 16 born Oldham); and Noel N. Haigh (age 14 born Oldham).[3]

1874 Patent. Improvements in furnaces or cupolas for melting metals. William B. Haigh and Adam Bleasby, Oldham.[4]


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Sources of Information

  1. Birmingham Daily Post - Saturday 06 February 1864
  2. Birmingham Journal - Saturday 21 April 1866
  3. 1871 Census
  4. Birmingham Daily Post - Friday 14 August 1874