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Edward Fisher Smith

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Civil engineer, of The Priory Offices, Dudley

c.1811 Born in Sedgley

1841 Son of Joseph Smith; married Mary Roberts in West Bromwich[1]

1866 Edward Fisher Smith, Coneygre Iron Works, Dudley Port, Dudley.[2] - part of Round Oak Iron Works

Manager of the Round Oak Ironworks where he introduced several new processes and improvements, including use of the Casson-Dormy furnace[3]

c.1870 Chief agent of the Earl of Dudley at Tipton

1881 Edward F. Smith 70, Mining agent, lived in Priory Hall, Dudley with Mary Smith 64, Oliver Smith 34[4]

1892 of Regent's Park, Middlesex when he died[5] aged 81. [6]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1866 Institution of Mechanical Engineers
  3. Obituary of the Earl of Dudley
  4. 1881 census
  5. National probate calendar
  6. The Engineer 1892/10/07