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William Napier (2)

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Born, youngest son of Lord Napier

1848 Appointment. 'The Queen has been pleased to appoint the Honourable William Napier to be Clerk of the Works and Civil Engineer for the island of Hong Kong.'[1]

1854 Married Louisa Mary Lloyd in London[2]

1862 A paper mill was built at Dartford Creek by Easton, Amos and Sons for the Hon. William Napier.

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