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John Henry Storey

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John Henry Storey (1830-1883)

1863 John Henry Storey, Knott Mill Brass and Copper Works, Little Peter Street, Manchester.[1] - presumably Isaac Storey and Sons

1883 February. Died.[2]

1884 Obituary [3]

JOHN HENRY STOREY was born in Manchester in December 1830.

At the age of thirteen he commenced work under his father at the Knott Mill Brass and Copper Works, Little Peter Street, Manchester; and after gaining a practical knowledge of the business, early took the principal part in the management, which position he retained until two years ago, when he was obliged to retire on account of ill-health.

His death took place in Manchester on 16th February 1883, at the age of fifty-two.

He became a Member of the Institution in 1863; and in 1871 read a paper on a steam-power meter and continuous indicator, with which he was connected.

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