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John Owens, Manchester merchant by B. W. Clapp

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Published by Augustus M. Kelley in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Owens, John, 1790-1846.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesManchester merchant.
Statementby B. W. Clapp.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD9861.5 .C55 1967
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 193 p.
Number of Pages193
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5552180M
LC Control Number67031834
OCLC/WorldCa7403861

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Life and career. Owens was born in Manchester, England, in His father was Owen Owens, a native of Holywell in Flintshire, Wales, who married Sarah Humphreys in and soon after moved with her to the rapidly industrialising town of there, he became a prosperous merchant. Historians such as H. B. Charlton and William Whyte have noted that details of the life of John Owens. John Owens, Manchester Merchant. By B. W. Clapp. Manchester: Manchester University Press, Pp. viii, 37s. 6d. John Owens, Manchester Merchant. By B. W. Clapp. Manchester: Manchester University Press, Pp. viii, 37s. : Nancy P. Norton. The archive was used as the principle source for B.W. Clapp, John Owens: Manchester Merchant (Manchester: Manchester University Press, ), which contains a brief outline list of the archive in Appendix I. The following works have proved useful in the compilation of this handlist: H.B. Charlton, Portrait of a University (Manchester: Manchester University Press, ).

Owen Owens and Son Archive. Date range: Number of items: Records of the Manchester merchant trading company of Owen Owens & Sons. The company was founded by Owen Owens (–), a native of Holywell, Flintshire, who moved to Manchester in early adulthood. John Owens, Manchester Merchant by Clapp, B.W. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at In Owens College opened in a house on Quay Street in central Manchester. It was named for John Owens, an unmarried Manchester merchant and industrialist who had died in He left most of his fortune to provide "to youths of the age of 14 and upwards instruction in the branches of education. The U-boat War in World War Two (Kriegsmarine, ) and World War One (Kaiserliche Marine, ) and the Allied efforts to counter the threat. This section includes over Allied Warships and over Allied Commanders of WWII, from the US Navy, Royal Navy, Royal Canadian Navy, Royal Australian Navy, The Polish Navy and others.

John Owens (–), English merchant, was born in Manchester, England in , the son of Owen Owens, a prosperous merchant who had come to Manchester from Flintshire. He was educated at a private school and began work for his father's firm about the age of By he had become a partner in his father's business and was soon noted for his ability as a cotton buyer. Owen Owens was the father of John Owens. Owen Owens was a prosperous merchant from North Wales. He has a successful hat lining company in Manchester. John was educated in Ardwick and later became a partner in his father's business. As their business grew they became involved in trading calico around the world and importing cotton, hides wheat. John Owens, an unmarried Manchester merchant and industrialist, left most of his fortune to provide "to youths of the age of 14 and upwards instruction in the branches of education taught at English universities, free from religious tests", which is how Owens College started. University of Manchester Archives. Date range: present. Number of items: The origins of Manchester University can be traced back to when the Manchester merchant John Owens () bequeathed almost £, for the foundation of 'an institution for providing or aiding the means of instructing and improving young persons of the male sex (and being of an age not less than .