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Pochin, Henry Davislocked

(1824–1895)
  • Trevor Boyns

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Pochin, Henry Davis (1824–1895), manufacturing chemist and industrialist, was born in Wigston, near Leicester, on 25 May 1824, the eldest son of William Pochin (1794?–1850), a Leicestershire farmer, and his second wife. Nothing is known of his early education but at the age of thirteen he spent a short time finishing off his education at the ...

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