Reference Entry

Treloar, Sir William Purdie, baronet (1843-1923), carpet manufacturer and philanthropist

H. Gauvain and Vivienne Aldous

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/36550

Preview

Treloar, Sir William Purdie, baronet (1843-1923), carpet manufacturer and philanthropist, was born on 13 January 1843 in a room over the gateway of the Patent Coconut Fibre Works in Holland Street, Southwark, London, the second son of Thomas Treloar (1818-1876), a coconut fibre mat manufacturer, formerly of Helston, Cornwall, and ...

Reference Entry.  884 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribeRecommend to my Librarian