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Samuel Clegg
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Born in Manchester, Greater Manchester
Born on 3rd of February 1781
Died in 1861

Born 1781. Died 1861 - English inventor.


Apprentice at James Watt’s engineering works. Left the firm in 1805 and worked on improving methods of coal gas production. In 1814 illuminated by gas a district of London. Patented several innovations in gas production including the gas meter and purification by lime.

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