Reference Entry

Tennant, Charles (1768-1838), chemical manufacturer

Christopher F. Lindsey

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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


Tennant, Charles (1768-1838), chemical manufacturer, born on 3 May 1768 at Laigh Corton Farm, near Ayr, Ayrshire, was the sixth of thirteen children of John ('Auld Glen') Tennant (1726-1810), a farmer, and his second wife, Margaret McClure (1738-1784). The Tennants moved to Ochiltree, and after his education at home and ...

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