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Chance, Sir James Timmins, first baronetlocked

(1814–1902)
  • Charles Welch
  • , revised by Anita McConnell

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Chance, Sir James Timmins, first baronet (1814–1902), glass manufacturer and lighthouse engineer, was born in Birmingham on 22 March 1814, the eldest of the six sons of William Chance (1788–1856), merchant and glass manufacturer, of Spring Grove, Birmingham, and his wife, Phoebe (...

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