Rouen Delacroix route de Caen 1805 SIT

Site Description: 
sulphuric acid works
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: 
Rouen
Historical District: 
Petit-Quevilly
Historical Street: 
route de Caen
Period of Operation
Start Date: 
1805 Jun 6th
End Date: 
Approximate Date 1831
The Site
Owners/Operators: 
Notes: 
16/6/05: Berthe and Delacroix buy land at Petit Quevilly to set up a sulphuric acid works.
Late 1805: D & PF Maletra set up a sulphuric acid plant in the middle of the plaine de Quevilly
8/8/07: Berthe, now described as a platrier, sells his share in the land he and Delacroix purchased on 16/6/05, but not the buildings they added, to Delacroix.
late 1809: D and Maletra split and Maletra sets up on his own nearby.
Jun-Aug 1831: His factory is advertised for sale.
Primary Sources: 
Detailed Reference: 
31/7/31
Detailed Reference: 
Etude Becquet, 25/6/02. Etude Boutrolle, 20/7/05. Etude Aubert, 16/6/05
Secondary Sources: 
Detailed Reference: 
pp. 45, 46, 47
Keywords: 
Start Year: 
1805