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George Peel, Junior

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George Peel, Junior (1828-1875)

1828 Born in Manchester, son of Joseph Peel, iron founder, and Ann Frances Peel[1]

1866 George Peel, Junior, Peel, Williams and Peel, Soho Iron Works, Pollard Street, Manchester.[2]

1871 An engineer when visiting Poulton le Fylde[3]

1875 March. Died in London[4].

1876 Obituary [5]

GEORGE PEEL, Jun., was born in Manchester on 24th February 1828, and became early connected with the firm of Messrs. Peel Williams and Peel, Soho Iron Works, Manchester; he did not serve any time in the shops, but his many years' experience at the works gave him a thorough insight into the requisites and niceties of good work.

His death took place in London on 10th March 1875, at the age of 47, after a long and painful illness.

He became a Member of the Institution in 1866.

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