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Forenames: Peter

Last name: HART

Titles and Honours: FIC

Date of birth: 1834-01-01

Date of death: 1897-01-01

Date of Election: 1862-11-04

Honorary Member? No

Obituaries: 1897-8, P42, pp 53-59

Present in the Dictionary of National Biography? No


"Note on the occurrence of sulpho-cyanide of ammonium in gas mains" (1867, vol P7, pp 9-10); "Description of a new anemometer" (1870, vol P9, pp 152-154); "A sulphuretted hydrogen apparatus" (1881, vol P20, pp 96-98)

Place of Residence: Fairfield, M'cr


1844, solicitor's office, Tarporley. 1849, entered as lab asst in chemical works of Messrs Tennants, Ardwick, manufacturing chemists (method for estimation of chromium in chrome ore). 1865, devised apparatus for rapid determination of sulphur dioxide in chamber gases. Member of M'cr Chemical Society (1883). 1847 (?) discovered the shale oil process. Manager of chemical works in Ardwick Bridge, later Clayton. Vice-Chairman of M'cr section of Soc of Chemical Industry.

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