Urcel Chamberlain 1786 SIT

Site Description: 
Manufacture of couperose
Type of Site
Site Category: 
Site Series: 
Site of Chemistry: 
Yes
Site of Alchemy: 
No
Laboratory: 
No
Teaching Room: 
No
Location
Pinned Location: 
Accuracy: 
Approximate
Historical Location
Historical Country: 
France
Historical City: 
Urcel
Period of Operation
Start Date: 
1786
End Date: 
1900
The Site
Activities at the Site
Notes: 
11/7/88: been working for 6 months.
An 3: had 115 workers. An 10: 100-120 workers and produced 7-8000 quintaux (ancien) of couperose. 1825: ca 100 workers, produced 4000 quintaux of sulphate de fer, 2000 quintaux of alun.
1900 factory closed.
Primary Sources: 
Detailed Reference: 
p. 59
Detailed Reference: 
pp. 255-256
Detailed Reference: 
F14/4278, dossier 25 (incl plans)
Detailed Reference: 
vendemaire-brumaire an 5, p. 7
Detailed Reference: 
11/7/88, 21/8/90
Start Year: 
1786
End Year: 
1900