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Henry, William (1774-1836), chemist

Frank Greenaway

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Henry, William (1774-1836), chemist, was born at St Ann's Square, Manchester, on 12 December 1774. He was the third son of Thomas Henry (1734-1816), apothecary and chemist, and his wife, Mary, née Kinsey (d. 1805). His older brothers were Thomas (1767-1798) and Peter (1769-1808). Henry was educated at a private ...

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