NZ2564 : Commemorative plaque to Sir Joseph Swan

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Commemorative plaque to Sir Joseph Swan
Commemorative plaque to Sir Joseph Swan
The plaque is on the Pilgrim Street wall of Carliol House, just left of the doorway. Sir Joseph Swan (1828-1914) invented the incandescent light bulb for which he received the first patent in 1878 LinkExternal link
He was born at Pallion Hall in Bishopwearmouth (now part of Sunderland) and served an apprenticeship with a pharmacist there. He later became a partner in Mawson's, a firm of manufacturing chemists in Newcastle. This company existed as Mawson, Swan and Morgan until 1973, formerly located on Grey Street in Newcastle-upon-Tyne near Grey's Monument.
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Sunday, 24 January, 2010   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 26 January, 2010
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2500 6438 [10m precision]
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