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William Jessop Junior

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William Jessop (1783-1852)

1783 Born the son of William Jessop

1805 Took over operation of the company that became the Butterley Co, after Benjamin Outram's death.

1817 Supplied the engines for 2 steam-powered boats, the Thames and the Sons of Commerce, which were built for service on the Thames[1]

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