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Edward William West

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c.1832 Born in Scotland

1861 Edward W West 29, iron and brass founder's assistant, lived in Liverpool with Sarah A West 23[1]

1877 Patent application by Edward William West, of Liverpool, in the county of Lancaster, in respect of the invention of " improvements in and applicable to lamps, such as ship's state room lamps, cabin, saloon, and other like lamps."[2]

1878 Patent to Edward William West, of Liverpool,in the county of Lancaster, Iron founder, and John Sturgeon, of Newlay, near Leeds, Engineer, and Thomas Sturgeon, of Newlay, near Leeds, Engineer, for the ,invention of "improvements in direct-acting steam pumping engines, parts of which improvements are applicable to other types of, motive power engines."[3]

1881 Edward W. West 49, iron founder, lived in West Derby[4]

1891 Edward Wm West 60, living on own means in Radnorshire[5]

1905 of Liverpool and Radnorshire when he died[6]


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Sources of Information

  1. 1861 census
  2. London Gazette 24 April 1877
  3. London Gazette 13 Sept 1878
  4. 1881 census
  5. 1891 census
  6. National probate calendar