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William Henry - Manchester, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc
N 53° 28.928 W 002° 14.728
30U E 550070 N 5926171
Quick Description: This blue plaque erected by the Royal Society of Chemistry commemorates the site of the childhood home of William Henry a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.
Location: North West England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 8/21/2014 11:34:39 AM
Waymark Code: WMMABH
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Ddraig Ddu
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Long Description:
The plaque gives details of the highlights of his career.

1774 - 1836

Henry's Law of solubility in water 1802
Dalton's Law of partial pressure 1803
resulted from their collaboration

Copley Medal Royal Society 1808

First production of mineral waters
Cupid's Alley (Atkinson Street) 1802

Born at 19 St. Ann's Square.

Royal Society of Chemistry
Henry's childhood home has now been replaced by a large late 19th Century building called Mansfield Chambers, a Grade II Listed Building. link It has retail units on the ground floor and offices above. The plaque is to the left of the building.
Blue Plaque managing agency: Royal Society of Chemistry

Individual Recognized: William Henry MD FRS

Physical Address:
Mansfield House
St Ann'a Square
Manchester, Greater Manchester United Kingdom

Web Address: [Web Link]

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