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1808 Born in Droitwich
William Hunt worked for the British Alkali Works at Stoke Prior (of William Gossage).
1860 of Wednesbury
1861 William Hunt 52, master chemist, employing 45 men and 8 boys, lived in Tipton, with Maria Hunt 53, Edwin Hunt 25, clerk in chemical works, James Hunt 19, clerk in chemical works, Susannah Hunt 27, Mary A Hunt 23, Maria Hunt 21
1875 Manufacturing chemist of Castleford (previously of Oak Hill, Tipton) when he died; an executor was his son, Edwin, also a manufacturing chemist