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Emanuel Emmet

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Emanuel Emmet (c1761-1836) of Emmet, Holden and Bolland

1796 Report that Emanuel Emmet, ironfounder of Birkenshaw, was violently assaulted by Joseph Vickers.[1]

1825 Emanuel Emmet one of the trustees of the Bradford and Wakefield turnpike road.[2]

1826 October 29th. Married Sarah Chadwick, both of Birstal.

1828 Partnership dissolved. Emanuel Emmet and John Emmet, of Birkenshaw, Ironfounders.[3]

1836 Died. 'Nov. 25, suddenly, Emanuel Emmet, Esq. of Birkinshaw, in his 78th year. That vicinity is greatly indebted to the exertions this gentleman, in conjunction with his brother, for introducing into it the iron furnaces and several of the engineers. The Iron Works at Birkinshaw were commenced by them in 1780.'[4]

1838 Marriage at Birkenshaw of Sarah, the widow of Emanuel Emmet to William Emmet of Halifax.[5]


  • Reports of an Emanuel Emmet, Junior
  • 1899 Emanuel Emmet the son of John Emmet baptised at Halifax
  • 1820 Emanuel Emmet, Junior, age 21, married to Sarah Ward

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Sources of Information

  1. Leeds Intelligencer - Monday 11 January 1796
  2. Leeds Intelligencer - Thursday 15 September 1825
  3. Aris's Birmingham Gazette - Monday 18 August 1828
  4. Leeds Intelligencer - Saturday 03 December 1836
  5. Bradford Observer - Thursday 04 October 1838