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Fourdrinier, Henry (1766-1854), paper manufacturer

Anita McConnell

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/9997
Fourdrinier, Henry (1766-1854), paper manufacturer


Fourdrinier, Henry (1766-1854), paper manufacturer, was born on 11 February 1766 in Lombard Street, London, one of several children of Henry Fourdrinier, a wholesale stationer of Huguenot descent, and his wife, Jemima (d. 1781). Paul Fourdrinier, Henry's grandfather, had gone to London in 1719 and set up as a stationer ...

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