Percival Norton Johnson

Percival Norton Johnson

Male 1792 - 1866  (73 years)

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  • Name Percival Norton Johnson 
    Born 29 Sep 1792  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Jun 1866  Stoke Fleming, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I4591  mytree
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2018 

    Family Elizabeth Lydia Smith,   b. 1794,   d. 1857  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 1 Jan 1817 
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F2050  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Sep 1792 - London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Jun 1866 - Stoke Fleming, Devon, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Percival Norton Johnson was the founder of Johnson Matthey, the United Kingdom's largest precious metals business. He specialized in the assaying and refining of precious metals particularly gold imported from Brazil, and he perfected a method of extracting the Palladium from the gold thereby improving the color. He became a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1846. He went into full partnership with George Matthey, a stockbroker, in 1851. His expertise in refining earned his business the appointment of Assayer to the Bank of England in 1852.

  • Sources 
    1. [S350] Wikipedia, Percival Norton Johnson.


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