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Biographical entry Simpson, Alfred (1805 - 1891)

Born
29 August 1805
London, England
Died
23 September 1891
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Occupation
Manufacturer

Summary

Alfred Simpson established a tinsmithing business in Adelaide in 1853, making pots and pans and supplying cans for the Glen Ewin jam factory. He was an innovator and introduced labour-saving machinery and new products such as fire-proof safes, bedsteads, japanned ware, colonial ovens and gas stoves.

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Rosanne Walker