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Alexander Boughton

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Alexander Boughton (c1740-1799) of Collins and Co

1799 Died. 'After a short illness, at his house in Streatham, aged 59, Alexander Boughton, Esq. many years an active partner in the firm of Collins and Co, Engine-manufacturers, at Lambeth, He was a man of great genius, and invented and executed many of the most complicated mechanical machines.'[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. Chester Chronicle - Friday 08 February 1799