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William Dunville

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William Dunville (c1813-1874) of Combe, Barbour and Combe and Dunville and Co

1864 November 24th. Married in Dublin to Anne Georgina Knox

1873 Partnership change. '...William Dunville has retired from, and ceased to be a partner or member of the firms of Dunville and Co., of Belfast, in the county of Antrim, Wine and Spirit Merchants, aud of W. Dunville and Co., of Belfast aforesaid, Distillers, on and from the 1st day of October, 1873, and that such retirement has been by the mutual consent of said William Dunville and of his copartners in said firms, being the undersigned Robert Grimshaw Dunville, James Bruce, and James Craig...'[1]

1874 May 18th Died, of Richmond Lodge, County Down, and of 37 Eaton Square, Mddx, and late of 54 Prince's Gate, Mddx., and of South Warren, Kingston Hill, Surrey. Probate to his widow Anne Georgina Dunville, and to Robert Grimshaw Dunville, of Redburn near Holyhead, his nephew, and William Henry Domville, of 6 New Square, Lincoln's Inn.

1874 'The death is announced of William Dunville, the head of the distillery firm of that name, at his residence near London, at the age of sixty. He had for some years been in delicate health. In politics he was a Liberal, and will be long and favourably remembered for the substantial support he gave to the spread of education. A scholarship for the encouragement artistic and scientific education, for the special benefit the working population, was founded by a gift of £12,000.'[2]

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