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Bessemer, Sir Henrylocked

(1813–1898)
  • Geoffrey Tweedale

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Bessemer, Sir Henry (1813–1898), steel maker, was born on 19 January 1813 at Charlton, near Hitchin, Hertfordshire, the only son of Anthony and Elizabeth Bessemer (a surname said to have been of Huguenot origin). He had an elder sister. According to Henry Bessemer...

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, Church of Jesus Christ of the Latterday Saints
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