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John Qualter

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John Qualter (c1822-1899)of Dunkinfield and of Needham, Qualter, Hall and Co.

ca.1822 Born in Liverpool the son of Edwaurd Qualter

1841 Married in Eccles to Harriet Fildes

ca.1846 Birth of son Edward Qualter

ca.1849 Birth of son John Henry Qualter

1862 Patent 940. "And George Bower, of Ashton-under-Lyne, in the county of Lancaster, Ironmoulder, and John Qualter, of Dukinfield, in the county of Chester, Blacksmith, have given the like notice in respect of the invention of "certain improvements in metallic pistons."[1]

1876 Patent 940. 'In the Matter of Letters Patent granted to George Bower, of Ashton-under-Lyne, in the county of Lancaster, Ironmoulder, and John Qualter, of Dukinfield, in the county of Chester, Blacksmith, for the invention of "certain improvements in metallic pistons," bearing date the 3rd day of April, 1862, No. 940'[2]

1881 Living at 24 Pontefract Road, Barnsley: John Qualters (age 59 born Liverpool), Master Mechanical Engineer Employing 45 Men and 22 Lads. With his wife Harriet Qualters (age 63 born Manchester). Also his grandson.[3]

1899 Died. Probate to Edward Qualter and John Henry Qualter.

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