Freeman Roe (1808-1870)
1808 born in Thrapston, Northamptonshire
By 1839 was running his own business, Freeman Roe, in Camberwell, supplying plumbing equipment
1852 Patent on improvements in valves and cocks
1853 Patent on improvements in paving roads and streets.
1861 Freeman Roe, a hydraulic engineer, lived in Wandsworth with his wife Susan and family
1864 Dissolution of the Partnership between Freeman Roe, of Church-terrace, Wandsworth, Surrey, Gentleman, and Frederick Meller, of North-street, Wandsworth, aforesaid, Horsehair and Rugging Manufacturers
1868 Patent to Freeman Roe, of 22, Cambridge terrace, Notting-hill, Middlesex, for the invention of "an improvement in smoking pipes, which invention is also applicable to cigar holders."
1870 Died in Hampstead.
Sources of Information
- 1851 census
- London Gazette 19 October 1852
- London Gazette 4 February 1853
- 1861 census
- British Gazette 12 September 1864
- London Gazette 19 June 1868