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J. Palmer Budd

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James Palmer Budd of the Ystalyfera Iron Co, near Swansea.

1860s Owner of the Ystalyfera Iron and Tinplate. He persisted in keeping the iron works running as long as possible

1869 Described a new process to the Iron and Steel Institute for removing silicon from iron before puddling.[1]

1883 Death notice: 'At 44, Argyll-road, Campden-hill, W., December 9, Mr. James Palmer Budd, of Ystalyfera, J.P. and D.L. for Glamorganshire, aged 81'[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1869/10/01
  2. Royal Cornwall Gazette - Friday 14 December 1883