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1702 Founder of the Bristol Brass and Wire Co.
1747 Died in Bristol.
He was a merchant, tobacconist, wine importer, ironfounder, and was best known for his important developments in the production of non-ferrous metals.
The above information is drawn from 'The Descendants of William Champion'