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William Stevens Squire

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c.1834 Born in London, son of Peter Squire and his wife Mary

1851 Living with Peter Squire, chemist, and his family in Hampstead[1]

1861 Analytical chemist and Doctor of Philosophy, Heidelberg; living in St Marylebone with his wife Anne, age 32, and son William 2 months[2]

1871 Manufacturing chemist[3]

William Stevens Squire of Dunn, Squire and Co, at Stratford in Essex.

1872 Dunn, Squire and Co was dissolved.

Then formed the company Squire, Chapman & Co. with Mr Spencer Chapman, premises at North Woolwich Rd, Silvertown, as makers of sulphuric acid[4].

1878 Retired from position of managing director of Squire Chapman and Messel

1881 Chemical engineer[5]

1891 Chemical engineer [6]

1906 Died

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1851 census
  2. 1861 census
  3. 1871 census
  4. Chemicals from Coal, by C A Townsend [1]
  5. 1881 census
  6. 1891 census