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Gossage, Williamlocked

(1799–1877)

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Gossage, William (1799–1877), chemical manufacturer, was born on 12 May 1799 in Burgh-le-Marsh, Lincolnshire, the youngest of thirteen children of Thomas Gossage and his wife, Eleanor. He had little schooling, and went to work at the age of twelve, apprenticed to an uncle in a chemist and druggist business in ...

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