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William Henry Tooth (2)

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c.1847 Born in Lambeth, son of William Henry Tooth

1869 Patent to William Henry Tooth (senior), and William Henry Tooth (junior), of No. 3, Ashburnham-road, Greenwich, in the county of Kent, Engineers, for the invention of "improvements in the construction of furnaces, specially in the form, arrangement, and mode of actuating the grate bars, and also in the means for making the same self acting and self feeding."[1]

1874 of Rhodeswell Road, Stepney, when he married Mary Ann Shirvell (nee Staley) in Stepney[2]

1875 Baptism of their child, Polly; he was a pattern maker[3]

1903 Died in Mile End, London[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. London gazette 16 Apr 1869
  2. BMD
  3. Parish records
  4. BMD