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Williams, William Mattieu (1820–1892), science teacher and industrial chemist

B. B. Woodward

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/29563

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Williams, William Mattieu (1820–1892), science teacher and industrial chemist, son of Abraham Williams, a Welsh fishmonger working in London, and his wife, Louise, daughter of Gabriel Mattieu, a Swiss refugee, was born in London on 6 February 1820. His father died when he was an infant and his mother married again when he was four. After an elementary education in three schools he was apprenticed, in 1834, to ...

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Subjects: Industrial Chemistry ; Science and Mathematics ; Education ; Manufacturing ; History of Manufacturing and Construction ; History of Science and Technology

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