1828 John Briggs, of Tintern-Abbey, in the County of Monmouth, Iron-Master and Wire-Manufacturer, Dealer and Chapman, was declared a Bankrupt
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In 1854 (no. 1145) he proposed to place within a compass box a double concentric ring of magnets. See The Engineer 1866/06/29 page 469 for more details.
1861 Read a paper on the Resistance of cast-iron to Internal Pressure.
Sources of Information
- London gazette 25 July 1828