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Perrins, William Henrylocked

(1793–1867)
  • Adrian Room

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Perrins, William Henry (1793–1867), sauce manufacturer, was born into a farming family at Chaddesley Corbett, Worcestershire, and baptized at St Cassian's Church there, one of three sons (there were also four daughters). Information is scant about Perrins's childhood, education, and first venture into business. He is known to have studied to be a chemist and, aged about twenty-eight, formed a partnership with his younger brother, ...

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