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Robert Leonard

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1788 Born in Bristol.

1813 Married Martha Ann Hare.

1823 Birth of son John Hare Leonard.

1824 Became a partner in John Hare and Sons, floorcloth manufactures, oil and colourmen.[1], which later became John Hare and Co.[2]

1830 Co-founded the coal mining company Leonard, Betts and Boult

1833 Formed Leonard Boult and Co of the Easton Colliery

1863 Died on the 21st of May, in Bristol.

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Sources of Information

  1. Bristol Mirror, 3 January 1824
  2. Bristol Mirror, 12 January 1828