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1846 February 23rd. George Bennie, Ironfounder, married Marion the eldest daughter of William Ritchie of Wistown, at 132 South Portland Street, Glasgow. <ref> Glasgow Herald, Friday, February 27, 1846</ref>
 
1846 February 23rd. George Bennie, Ironfounder, married Marion the eldest daughter of William Ritchie of Wistown, at 132 South Portland Street, Glasgow. <ref> Glasgow Herald, Friday, February 27, 1846</ref>
  
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1860 Opened a business at Kinning Park Foundry, Paisley Road, Glasgow - see [[George Bennie and Co]]
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1861 Living at Govan, Glasgow: [[George Bennie (1824-1882)|George Bennie]] (age 35 born Glasgow), an Ironfounder. With his wife Marion (age 33) and their children Marion Bennie (age 14), [[James Bennie]] (age 11), John Bennie (age 9), Lillias Bennie (age 7), Janet Bennie (age 5), George Bennie (age 3) and William T. Bennie (age 1). One servant. <ref>1861 Census</ref>
 
1861 Living at Govan, Glasgow: [[George Bennie (1824-1882)|George Bennie]] (age 35 born Glasgow), an Ironfounder. With his wife Marion (age 33) and their children Marion Bennie (age 14), [[James Bennie]] (age 11), John Bennie (age 9), Lillias Bennie (age 7), Janet Bennie (age 5), George Bennie (age 3) and William T. Bennie (age 1). One servant. <ref>1861 Census</ref>
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1869 Patent to George  Bennie,  of  Kinning  Park,  in the  county  of  Renfrew,  North  Britain,  Oil Engineer  and  Ironfounder,  for  the  invention of  "improvements  in    distilling    oils    from minerals,  and in  apparatus  therefor."<ref>London Gazette 15 Oct 1869</ref>
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1875 Patent application by George Bennie, Mineral  Oil  Engineer  and  Ironfounder, in  respect  of the  invention of  "improvements in  retorts  and their fittings,and  appurtenances connected  therewith,  for  the distillation  of  shale,  coal,  or  other  oleaginous  or bituminous minerals  or earths."<ref>London Gazette 23 Nov 1875</ref>
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1876 Patent on vertical retort for distilling shale, coal and other minerals<ref>The Engineer 1876/08/18</ref>
  
 
1881 Living at Brooksby House, Aytoun Road, Kinning Park, Glasgow: [[George Bennie (1824-1882)|George Bennie]] (age 56 born Glasgow), ironfounder. With his wife Marion Bennie (age 54 born Glasgow) and their two daughters Marion Bennie (age 34 born Glasgow) and Agnes Bennie (age 19 born Glasgow). One servant.<ref>1881 Census</ref>
 
1881 Living at Brooksby House, Aytoun Road, Kinning Park, Glasgow: [[George Bennie (1824-1882)|George Bennie]] (age 56 born Glasgow), ironfounder. With his wife Marion Bennie (age 54 born Glasgow) and their two daughters Marion Bennie (age 34 born Glasgow) and Agnes Bennie (age 19 born Glasgow). One servant.<ref>1881 Census</ref>

Latest revision as of 11:41, 29 December 2019

George Bennie (1824-1882) of George Bennie and Co

1824 October 28th. Born the son of James Bennie and his wife Elias Wilson

1846 February 23rd. George Bennie, Ironfounder, married Marion the eldest daughter of William Ritchie of Wistown, at 132 South Portland Street, Glasgow. [1]

1860 Opened a business at Kinning Park Foundry, Paisley Road, Glasgow - see George Bennie and Co

1861 Living at Govan, Glasgow: George Bennie (age 35 born Glasgow), an Ironfounder. With his wife Marion (age 33) and their children Marion Bennie (age 14), James Bennie (age 11), John Bennie (age 9), Lillias Bennie (age 7), Janet Bennie (age 5), George Bennie (age 3) and William T. Bennie (age 1). One servant. [2]

1869 Patent to George Bennie, of Kinning Park, in the county of Renfrew, North Britain, Oil Engineer and Ironfounder, for the invention of "improvements in distilling oils from minerals, and in apparatus therefor."[3]

1875 Patent application by George Bennie, Mineral Oil Engineer and Ironfounder, in respect of the invention of "improvements in retorts and their fittings,and appurtenances connected therewith, for the distillation of shale, coal, or other oleaginous or bituminous minerals or earths."[4]

1876 Patent on vertical retort for distilling shale, coal and other minerals[5]

1881 Living at Brooksby House, Aytoun Road, Kinning Park, Glasgow: George Bennie (age 56 born Glasgow), ironfounder. With his wife Marion Bennie (age 54 born Glasgow) and their two daughters Marion Bennie (age 34 born Glasgow) and Agnes Bennie (age 19 born Glasgow). One servant.[6]

1882 August 9th. Died.

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Sources of Information

  1. Glasgow Herald, Friday, February 27, 1846
  2. 1861 Census
  3. London Gazette 15 Oct 1869
  4. London Gazette 23 Nov 1875
  5. The Engineer 1876/08/18
  6. 1881 Census